Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

#PeterBeinart detained by #ShinBet at #BenGurion airport

YNET AG to further examine reasons for American-Jewish critic’s questioning at Ben Gurion Airport by Tova Tzimuki August 14, 2018 Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit said on Tuesday that he intends to look further into the reasons why the prominent Jewish-American … Continue reading

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“One Labour insider says that because of top aide Seumas Milne, if the party came to power ‘Israel would have to assume diplomatic relations were unofficially null and void'”

TIMES OF ISRAEL The man behind the curtain in Corbyn’s Oz: A virulently anti-Israel spin doctor by Robert Philpot August 14, 2018 In the court of Jeremy Corbyn, few wield more power and evoke stronger reactions than Seumas Milne. The … Continue reading

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“The #JCPOA was such a wonderful gift given by the #Obama administration to Iran that even after the re-imposition of the sanctions, #Iran prefers to stay in the deal than to leave it”

JERUSALEM CENTER FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS The Iranian Regime is in Deep Trouble by Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser August 12, 2018 The re-imposition of the first round of sanctions by the Trump administration proves much of what we already knew regarding … Continue reading

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Purpose of Israel’s Nation State Bill was “to codify into Israel’s Basic Laws — akin to a constitution — aspects of Israeli identity long taken for granted by Israelis and outsiders alike”

NEW YORK TIMES The Jewish State’s Nation-State Bill Non-Scandal by Bret Stephens August 10, 2018 Anyone who follows the news from Israel knows that the Knesset last month passed legislation that takes the Jewish state a step closer to apartheid … Continue reading

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From Asian Games to Israel: We like your software but your athletes, not so much

TIMES OF ISRAEL No Israeli athletes allowed, but Moovit app chosen for Asian Games in Indonesia by Shoshanna Solomon August 13, 2018 Even though Israel has been banned from the Asian Games since 1981, an Israeli transit app will help … Continue reading

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“Meanwhile, our newspapers are silent, ignoring what is one of the greatest stories of our time, the new French anti-Semitism”

ARUTZ SHEVA I do not want to live in a Europe where Jews flee by Giulio Meotti August 11, 2018 …We have imported from the Middle East, here in our once beautiful Europe, the anti-Semitic Islamic hatred, leaving a supremacist … Continue reading

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AIPAC, ADL behind Senate bipartisan effort addressing terror groups

JERUSALEM POST U.S. Senate urged to push bill targeting Hamas, Hezbollah use of human shields by JTA August 12, 2018 AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the Anti-Defamation League are urging United States lawmakers to co-sponsor a bill … Continue reading

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