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A relationship in need of Reform

A relationship in need of Reform

Slowly but surely, Israel’s relationship with liberal American Jewry is deteriorating; now, the Foreign Ministry has accused the Reform Movement of neglecting Israel at an… Read More ›

Lapid criticized for joke that Blue and White female candidates ‘undisciplined’

Lapid criticized for joke that Blue and White female candidates ‘undisciplined’

Only nine of alliance’s top 30 candidates are women; Lapid apologizes for poor joke, says relatively few women in list due to hasty party merger… Read More ›

Iran, Hezbollah Command Forces Located along Golan Border – Report

Iran, Hezbollah Command Forces Located along Golan Border – Report

The 112th brigade, together with the 90th brigade, captured the entire length of the Golan border with Israel and are being used as the eyes… Read More ›

Israel’s Doctor Feelbad

Israel’s Doctor Feelbad

Neither a professor nor an expert, Dr. George Feldman performed breast enlargement on A. on a massage table in his Tel Aviv apartment, with no… Read More ›

For first time in poll, Gantz pulls slightly ahead of Netanyahu as pick for PM

For first time in poll, Gantz pulls slightly ahead of Netanyahu as pick for PM

Gantz takes narrow lead over PM in statistical parity; on allegation of sexual misconduct from the 1970s, denied by Gantz, more respondents believe him than… Read More ›

Ilhan Omar Says She is Accused of Antisemitism Because She’s Muslim

Ilhan Omar Says She is Accused of Antisemitism Because She’s Muslim

“A lot of our Jewish colleagues, our constituents and allies go to thinking that everything we say about Israel is antisemitic.”   Congresswoman Ihan Omar… Read More ›

Netanyahu has the support of the right, but at what cost?

Netanyahu has the support of the right, but at what cost?

Analysis: The coalition parties were almost unanimous in their support of the prime minister in the face of his legal woes, but he could find… Read More ›

Netanyahu to stand trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, pending hearing

Netanyahu to stand trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, pending hearing

AG’s decision is legal bombshell ahead of April 9 elections, marks first time in Israel’s history that serving PM is told he faces criminal charges;… Read More ›

Likud seeks to stall expected AG call for Netanyahu indictments

Likud seeks to stall expected AG call for Netanyahu indictments

The prime minister expected to face charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three graft probes, pending hearing; Israeli-American billionaire Arnon Milchan will… Read More ›

Prime Minister under Investigation – A Guide for the Perplexed

Prime Minister under Investigation – A Guide for the Perplexed

The following guide represents the collective wisdom of the Israel Democracy Institute’s scholars and explains the various possibilities and scenarios as Israel enters unchartered political… Read More ›

Trump says Netanyahu, facing possible corruption charges, is ‘smart,’ ‘strong’

Trump says Netanyahu, facing possible corruption charges, is ‘smart,’ ‘strong’

Hours before attorney general expected to announce indictment against PM, US president assesses he has ‘done a great job’   US President Donald Trump defended… Read More ›

Deborah Lipstadt Resigns Synagogue over Defense of Israeli Extremist Right

Deborah Lipstadt Resigns Synagogue over Defense of Israeli Extremist Right

“I cannot be associated with an organization that gives such racism, celebration of violence, and immoral policies a ‘heksher,’” or imprimatur, she wrote in an… Read More ›

Netanyahu underestimated US Jews’ revulsion toward Kahanists

Netanyahu underestimated US Jews’ revulsion toward Kahanists

Opinion: While the prime minister caused dismay among American Jewry by working to bring the racist rabbi’s followers back to the Knesset, they know all… Read More ›

Netanyahu lambasted for Likud campaign spot featuring soldiers’ graves

Netanyahu lambasted for Likud campaign spot featuring soldiers’ graves

After chorus of condemnation, including from troop memorial organization, party apologizes for webcast clip that claimed ‘dangerous’ Gantz would cause hundreds of deaths   Prime… Read More ›

German Jews Slam German President for Praising Antisemitic Iranian Regime

German Jews Slam German President for Praising Antisemitic Iranian Regime

“Why … after the Ayatollah Khamenei released a Holocaust denying video … did the president of Germany sent warm greetings to a regime that seeks… Read More ›

The tangled web of Israel’s extreme right, American Jewry and the US terror blacklist

The tangled web of Israel’s extreme right, American Jewry and the US terror blacklist

Former MK Michael Ben-Ari, who heads Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) and could return to Knesset thanks to a Netanyahu-blessed union with Jewish Home, has ties… Read More ›

Netanyahu is the one who should be ashamed

Netanyahu is the one who should be ashamed

Opinion: The prime minister has yelled ‘shame’ at his main political rival, but Benny Gantz is not the one who invented spurious claims against his… Read More ›

Lapid: Imperative to stop Kahanists persuaded me to enter alliance with Gantz

Lapid: Imperative to stop Kahanists persuaded me to enter alliance with Gantz

‘Suddenly, everything else moved aside. I said, we must prevent this,’ Blue and White party No. 2 says about his decision to give up top… Read More ›

Yellow Vest Leader: I Would Participate in an Anti-Zionist Protest

Yellow Vest Leader: I Would Participate in an Anti-Zionist Protest

It seems that Macron’s words created the opposite effect in France, and the Bureau for the War on Antisemitism called the rise in incidents as… Read More ›

Israel’s rabbi for same-sex couples

Israel’s rabbi for same-sex couples

Tamar Gur Krause is a Reform rabbi with hundreds of marriage ceremonies under her belt; she believes in equality and love and the need for… Read More ›