Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

Netanyahu’s comments on annexation delays “come as speculation is high that the country could be heading to a fourth round of elections”

JERUSALEM POST Netanyahu: US has kept me from annexing West Bank settlements by Tovah Lazaroff August 11, 2020 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blamed the US for his failure to annex West Bank settlements. “It was clear from the start … Continue reading

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“She masterminded the 2001 murder of my daughter and 14 others in the Sbarro pizzeria bombing. Not only is she still free, she’s a celebrity”

TIMES OF ISRAEL I wish others knew what I know about Malki’s killer by Arnold Roth August 9, 2020 This coming Sunday August 9, 2020, marks the completion of nineteen years since the stunningly heartless attack by a thuggery of … Continue reading

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The stockpile of weapons-grade ammonium nitrate and the collateral damage it caused to the Beirut port may well have been earmarked for Israel

JNS Israel’s August 4 miracle by Alex Traiman August 9, 2020 Many of Israel’s modern military accomplishments have defied all odds and logic. Surprise victories in Israel’s War of Independence in 1948, Six-Day War in 1967 and Yom Kippur War … Continue reading

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“The Democrats’ 2020 platform is a return to the Obama policy of appeasement to Iran’s nuclear ambitions and to Iran’s plans for regional hegemony”

AMERICAN THINKER The Democrats’ 2020 platform resurrects Obama’s hostility to Israel and appeasement of Iran by Carol S. Greenwald August 2, 2020 Democrats’ crowing that their 2020 platform on Israel is a victory for the moderates is disingenuous. The Democrat … Continue reading

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Beirut protesters reportedly hanged Hezbollah leader Nasrallah and President of Lebanon Aoun in effigy

JERUSALEM POST Lebanon protesters storm ministry buildings over Beirut blast by Reuters August 8, 2020 Lebanese protesters stormed government ministries in Beirut and trashed the offices of the Association of Lebanese Banks on Saturday as shots rang out in increasingly … Continue reading

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DNC “platform on Israel and Palestine is a clear victory for those supporting return to mainstream Democratic policies of the past, a loss for progressives seeking more conditional support for Israel”

FOREIGN POLICY Biden Bucks Progressives, Won’t Denounce Israeli Occupation by Colum Lynch August 6, 2020 In early July, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and other influential progressives were convinced that they had secured a critical concession from Joe Biden’s campaign: For … Continue reading

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“Despite coronavirus, we must take advantage of this US initiative to accept a plan that enables us to incorporate into Israeli boundaries the large settlement blocs and the Jordan Valley”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Don’t Forego an Historic Opportunity by Isi Leibler August 7, 2020 …Despite the coronavirus, should Netanyahu proceed now with the Trump plan, the parameters of the national unity government would ensure his success. Even … Continue reading

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“An engaging spy series just bought by Apple TV does more than caricature Iran and the Mossad”

TABLET MAG What’s So Great About the New Israeli Thriller ‘Tehran’? by Raz Greenberg August 6, 2020 The opening scenes of Tehran, the new thriller from the Israeli public broadcast corporation Kan 11, tell the story of two Israeli backpackers … Continue reading

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The late Rabbi Steinsaltz, Israel Prize laureate and scholar “was credited with revolutionary translation and commentary of seminal Jewish texts”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, who made the Talmud accessible, dies at 83 by Marissa Newman August 7, 2020 Rabbi Adin Even Yisrael Steinsaltz, whose translation and groundbreaking commentary of the entire Babylonian Talmud and Bible has been lauded … Continue reading

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“His failure to acknowledge Israeli efforts at peace is coupled with a blindness toward the threats facing the Jewish state”

STANDWITHUS CCA Concerned by UN’s New Envoy To Monitor Antisemitism Miguel Moratinos August 4, 2020 The StandWithUs Center for Combating Antisemitism (CCA) was encouraged to learn that the United Nations has decided to appoint an envoy for the specific purpose … Continue reading

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