Tag Archives: Benny Gantz

“Abbas’s visit was the first time the Palestinian leader held talks with a senior Israeli official inside Israel since 2010”

TIMES OF ISRAEL World cheers Gantz-Abbas meeting, hopes for continued cooperation in 2022 by Jacob Magid December 30, 2021 Senior representatives of the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and various countries around the world hailed the rare … Continue reading

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Why is Naftali Bennett conferring with the likes of Mr. Johnson, President Macron, Prime Minister Modi, Australia’s Scott Morrison, Italy’s Draghi, Bahrain’s Al Khalifa, Honduras Hernández, and NATO chief Stolenberg — and not Mr. Biden?

THE NEW YORK SUN At Climate Summit, a Chill Breeze from Biden Ruffles the Israelis by Benny Avni November 1, 2021 Prime Minister Bennett’s list of world leaders with whom to confer at Glasgow is impressive but one name is … Continue reading

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“Latest settlement approvals have US officials doubting Gantz’s claim that he can limit scope of construction”

TIMES OF ISRAEL By building deep in the West Bank, Israel risking the wrath of Washington by Jacob Magid October 29, 2021 …That’s likely why US officials reacted with dismay and anger when they reviewed the list of projects published … Continue reading

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“Israel had warned the US that Iran would use a break in JCPOA talks to advance its nuclear program”

JERUSALEM POST Gantz: Iran is 10 weeks from breakout to a nuclear weapon by Lahav Harkov August 5, 2021 Tehran will be able to break out to a nuclear weapon within 10 weeks, Defense Minister Benny Gantz told diplomats from … Continue reading

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“In meeting with senior White House officials in Washington, Defense Minister Benny Gantz calls for greater oversite of Iranian nuclear project”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Gantz tells US officials military option necessary for Iran by Lilach Shoval June 4, 2021 Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with a series of senior US administration officials at the White House, Thursday, in … Continue reading

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Israel’s fourth-election-in-two-years : Bibi “facing for the first time two strong adversaries to his right”

JERUSALEM POST Buckle up for the ugliest election Israel has ever known by Yaakov Katz December 22, 2020 Here is one thing that should be immediately clear: The next three months are going to be some of the ugliest in Israel’s … Continue reading

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Defense minister says trooper who aided man in Hebron ‘acted as every soldier and commander is expected to,’ says army will investigate incident

TIMES OF ISRAEL Gantz commends IDF soldier who helped Palestinian man flee violent Jewish group by Staff June 13, 2020 Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Saturday commended an Israel Defense Forces soldier who intervened to help a Palestinian man in … Continue reading

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“As for the annexation of the West Bank, the Israelis will ultimately make those decisions,” Pompeo told reporters. “That’s an Israeli decision”

JERUSALEM POST Amid COVID-19, Pompeo to visit Israel and meet Netanyahu, Gantz by Omri Nahmias May 9, 2020 US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, is expected to visit Israel on Wednesday…Secretary Pompeo will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue … Continue reading

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“The new coalition handcuffs its rival blocks into near paralysis. Perhaps this will usefully restrain Israel’s raging political fevers”

JERUSALEM POST Can Netanyahu, Gantz work together in a straightjacket government? by David M. Weinberg April 24, 2020 The Israeli “emergency” and “unity” government that will supposedly be confirmed by the Knesset sometime in May is the screwiest doohickey ever … Continue reading

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Gantz-Netanyahu deal ends 17-month political crisis; Gantz: “We prevented a fourth election”

JERUSALEM POST The deal is done: Netanyahu, Gantz ink coalition pact by Gil Hoffman April 21, 2020 Israel will soon have a new coalition government after an agreement was signed on Monday evening between Likud and Blue and White, putting … Continue reading

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