Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

“The deal is being rammed through, just weeks before the Israeli elections—in violation of Israeli constitutional rules—because the Biden administration and Hezbollah understand the desperation and weakness of the Lapid-Bennett government”

JNS Netanyahu: Lapid ‘surrendered’ to Hezbollah with Lebanon border deal October 2, 2022 …Professor Eugene Kontorovich, director of International Law at the Jerusalem-based Kohelet Policy Forum, told JNS that the proposed natural gas agreement between Israel and Lebanon represents “a … Continue reading

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Rashida Tlaib: Antisemite and “Progressive” Democrat

NY POST Tlaib’s anti-Israel slander shows just how far Democrats have strayed Editorial Board September 22, 2022 Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s latest anti-Israel slur highlights yet again just how far Democrats have strayed. Once upon a time, they wouldn’t have tolerated … Continue reading

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The Israeli-American alliance rests on traditional geopolitical considerations but also, as Walter Russell Mead’s new book shows, on much more than that

AMERICAN PURPOSE As American as Apple Pie Michael Mandelbaum September 30, 2022 …By these standards, the model American ally is the state of Israel. It has supported American initiatives, and opposed the adversaries of the United States, since its founding … Continue reading

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“Iranian feminism has stood the test of time; it hasn’t been corrupted. If only the same could be said for the West”

UNHERD What Western feminists can learn from Iran Ayaan Hirsi Ali September 28, 2022 …This is part of the reason why Iran is so unique: not only are men standing publicly with women, but women must also be aware that they are … Continue reading

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“Attempts to shoehorn European political leaders into a neat equation about fascists, authoritarians and democrats doesn’t advance Jewish interests or make sense”

JNS Is Italy’s Giorgia Meloni a friend or a foe of the Jews? Jonathan Tobin September 28, 2022 The latest parliamentary elections in Italy have sent many in the chattering classes in both Europe and the United States heading for … Continue reading

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Zelensky: “I am stating the facts. My conversations with the Israeli leadership have done nothing to help Ukraine”

ALGEMEINER Zelensky Says He Is Shocked by Israel’s Failure to Give Ukraine Weapons Reuters September 25, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was “in shock” at Israel’s failure to give Kyiv anti-missile systems to help counter Russian attacks, according … Continue reading

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Glick: Rather than stand with Israel against Hezbollah, the Biden administration is siding with Hezbollah—Iran’s Lebanese foreign legion against Israel

JNS Israel’s Choice: Independence or Appeasement Caroline Glick September 23, 2022 Caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid and his supporters in the media went berserk Tuesday after Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out against the gas deal the Biden administration is … Continue reading

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How PM Lapid plans to block Iran’s path to a bomb

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) ‘Does Israel have the ability to stop Iran from becoming nuclear? The answer is yes’ Yehuda Shlezinger September 25, 2022 …Asked if “Israeli children are safe from Iran,” Lapid said, “From day one, we … Continue reading

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“In the message, Putin noted that while it was important for Russian Jews to remain close to their customs, he emphasized they had a duty to contribute to Russia”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Putin tells Russian Jews he expects ‘hefty contribution’ in New Year’s message September 25, 2022 Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian Jews to make a “hefty contribution” to the country’s multiethnic identity Sunday, in a Rosh … Continue reading

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“The fact that Abbas and entourage don’t even bother to rein in or denounce the terrorists is apparently seen by many Palestinians as a green light to continue the attacks”

GATESTONE Israel’s ‘Peace Partner’ Is Slaughtering Israelis Khaled Abu Toameh September 26, 2022 In the past few months, there has been a rise in the number of terrorist attacks against Israelis carried out by gunmen belonging to, or associated with, … Continue reading

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