Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

Sarah Silverman comes to defense of Ahed Tamimi AKA Shirley Temper

ALGEMEINER Sarah Silverman Faces Twitter Rebuke for Calling on Jews to Defend Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi by Shiryn Solny February 18, 2018 American comedian Sarah Silverman faced a flurry of criticism from Twitter users over the weekend after she urged … Continue reading

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Israel and Lebanon slug it out over natural gas rights

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16 Things I learned in Israel this week

I’m just completing a week of off-the-record meetings in Israel with the CAMERA board . As usual, we met with various people inside and outside the government, IDF, journalists, opinion makers and think-tankers. We also caught up with our Jerusalem … Continue reading

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“Plausible deniability” for last week’s Russian-US assault

BLOOMBERG Don’t Be Fooled: Russia Attacked U.S. Troops in Syria by Eli Lake February 16, 2018 If you’ve been listening just to the Kremlin and the Pentagon, you probably didn’t know that Russia attacked American forces and their allies in … Continue reading

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The full court press to topple Bibi

BREITBART It’s All Politics: Why Netanyahu Is Likely to Beat the Rap and Keep Leading Israel by Caroline Glick February 16, 2018 …Abroad, both those that hate the Israeli prime minister and those that admire him view him as a … Continue reading

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IDF general proposes expanded Gaza (minus Hamas) as new Palestinian state

ALGEMEINER Gaza, Not West Bank, Is Key Factor in Palestinian Future, Says IDF General by Benjamin Kerstein by February 15, 2018 Israel should abandon the traditional concept of the two-state solution and instead work to establish a Palestinian state in … Continue reading

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Queens Museum Director, a BDS supporter, cancels pro-Israel event with VP Mike Pence

DAILY NEWS The plot against Israel by the Queens Museum’s ex-boss Editorial Board February 15, 2018 It’s pretty clear that Laura Raicovich, the ousted executive director of the Queens Museum, doesn’t like Israel, not one bit. Her anti-Israel politics are … Continue reading

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