Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

AIPAC and J Street conferences “reflect starkly different interpretations of this moment in the US-Israel relationship” [VIDEO]

TIMES OF ISRAEL At AIPAC, a Trump-Netanyahu marriage made in heaven. At J Street, in hell by Eric Cortellessa 19 April 2018 Held a little more than a month apart, the recent AIPAC and J Street conferences represented two wildly … Continue reading

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“Led by UN Ambassador Danny Danon, 40 ambassadors from Europe, Latin America and Africa participated in an event held at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem” [VIDEO]

JERUSALEM POST Forty U.N. Ambassadors bring in Israel’s 70th anniversary by Daniel J. Roth Apri 20, 2018 A large delegation of UN ambassadors from around the world took part in celebrations marking Israel’s 70th year of independence on Thursday. Led … Continue reading

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Natalie Portman: “My decision not to attend the Genesis Prize ceremony has been mischaracterized by others”

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Natalie Portman Breaks Silence on Refusing Israel Trip: “I Am Not Part of the BDS Movement” by Katie Kilkenny April 20, 2018 Natalie Portman has broken her silence on why she declined to travel to Israel in order to … Continue reading

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“Dear Muslim world, wake up and smell the coffee. The Jewish people has defied all the odds over and over again, and will continue to do so”

JNS.ORG An open letter to the Muslim world by Melanie Phillips April 19, 2018 …And look at the Palestinian Arabs. In Gaza, Hamas is having to force them through threats and violence to rush the border fence with Israel. More … Continue reading

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“As the modern Israeli state celebrates 70 years, the prevailing sentiment is one of extraordinary accomplishment” [VIDEO]

BLOOMBERG Israel’s First 70 Years Have Surprised the World by Daniel Gordis April 18, 2018 In November 1947, one day prior to the expected United Nations vote on partitioning Palestine into Jewish and Arab states, the CIA urged President Harry … Continue reading

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Yom Ha’atzmaut 2018 “Show me another country that is thrilled and moved by its very existence” [VIDEO]

ISRAEL HAYOM Giving thanks for the miracle of the ordinary by Boaz Bismuth April 18, 2018 …It is heartwarming to see how 70 years later, we are still moved by the flag, the national anthem, the coinage, postal stamps, hummus … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron: Israel’s Memorial Day [VIDEO]

TOWER New Website Allows Users to Remember and Honor Israel’s Fallen by Staff April 17, 2018 In anticipation of Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, which will be commemorated Tuesday night and Wednesday, two organizations…have established a website to allow users … Continue reading

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