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Posts Tagged: us israel relations

December 2, 2016 1:36 pm

Pro-Israel Group Praises General James Mattis as ‘True Friend’ of the Jewish State, Says He’ll Be Terrific Defense Secretary

Retired Marine General James Mattis, who President-elect Donald Trump has unofficially announced will be appointed to serve as America’s next secretary of defense, is a...

December 2, 2016 8:03 am

Note to Israelis: America Is Not Racist

Since Donald Trump won the US presidential election last month, Israelis have been engaged in a heated debate about how the victory of the billionaire...

November 21, 2016 2:46 pm

Top Congressman: Palestinian Authority’s ‘Pay-to-Slay’ Scheme Has Got to Stop

The US must cut off funding to the Palestinian Authority if it continues to pay monetary rewards to terrorists and their families, the chairman of...

November 10, 2016 1:57 am

After Trump’s Victory, a New Era in US-Israel Relations Beckons - Anti-establishment Republican candidate Donald Trump earned what many considered a shocking victory over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton Tuesday, officially ushering in the countdown to...

October 11, 2016 6:50 am

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Foreign Intervention’ Hypocrisy

During the second US presidential debate on Sunday night at Washington University in St. Louis, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton did her best to sidestep the...

October 7, 2016 8:00 am

Puppet Mastery and the Jews

We Jews like to quip that we “only wish” the antisemitic claims about our wealth and power were true. Imagining what it would be like...

September 25, 2016 12:23 pm

Ambassador John Bolton: Netanyahu’s Behavior, Strategy ‘Sensible’ in Face of US Abandonment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is doing what is sensible, from the perspective of a leader of a country whose principle ally, America, appears to...

September 23, 2016 7:23 am

Obama and Netanyahu: The Long Overdue Goodbye

On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with US President Barack Obama at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel, on the sidelines of the...

September 15, 2016 12:32 pm

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to...

September 14, 2016 3:52 pm

Former State Department Official: Security Aid Deal Could Serve as ‘Trigger Mechanism’ for New Obama-Led Israeli-Palestinian Peace Initiative (INTERVIEW)

The signing of the new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) on US security assistance to Israel might serve as a “trigger mechanism” for a new American-led...

July 6, 2016 10:01 am

Israel, US Successfully Test Integration of Missile Defense Systems - The Israeli Missile Defense Organization in partnership with the United States Missile Defense Agency and United States European Command have successfully conducted a...

June 23, 2016 5:48 pm

Elliott Abrams: Obama’s Hypocrisy Highlighted in Push to Undermine Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge (INTERVIEW)

Despite claims by Barack Obama that his support for Israel has been greater than that of all presidents throughout American history, a possible White House decision...

June 21, 2016 9:45 am

US, Israel Reportedly Close to Finalizing Military Aid Package - The United States and Israel are close to finalizing a new 10-year military aid package, a senior Israeli official said amid a visit to...

May 26, 2016 9:02 am

US Says Lieberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Israel’s Direction

The US has expressed its concern about the Israeli government’s swing to the far-right after the appointment of ultra-nationalist former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman as...


Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’ - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...


British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...