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Quiet on Settlement Activity, Mideast Quartet Calls for PA Control of Gaza

Quiet on Settlement Activity, Mideast Quartet Calls for PA Control of Gaza

The statement omitted any reference to Israeli settlement activity – a rarity for the Quartet.   WASHINGTON — The Middle East Quartet, a working group… Read More ›

US Ambassador: Settlements are part of Israel proper

US Ambassador: Settlements are part of Israel proper

David Friedman says Israel is ‘only occupying 2 percent of the West Bank,’ adding ‘there is important security considerations to those settlements, there’s important nationalistic,… Read More ›

Washington rebuffs own envoy for saying ‘settlements are part of Israel’

Washington rebuffs own envoy for saying ‘settlements are part of Israel’

State Department spokeswoman says David Friedman’s statement should ‘not be read as a shift in US policy’   WASHINGTON — For the second time since… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Yad Vashem Showcases Handmade Yom Kippur Prayer Book From Holocaust

Jerusalem – Yad Vashem Showcases Handmade Yom Kippur Prayer Book From Holocaust

  Jerusalem – Ahead of the Jewish Day of Atonement, Israel’s Holocaust remembrance center is showcasing pages of a mimeographed copy of a Yom Kippur… Read More ›

Netanyahu vows ‘not to uproot Jews or Arabs’

Netanyahu vows ‘not to uproot Jews or Arabs’

During ceremony marking 50 years to Jewish settlement in West Bank, the prime minister boasts of a return home ‘to our ancestral land,’ adding ‘We’ve… Read More ›

Will Israel Revamp its Process for Vetting Palestinian Workers

Will Israel Revamp its Process for Vetting Palestinian Workers

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan stated at the scene of the attack that the policy of providing Palestinians with permits should be examined, “but no… Read More ›

Israel’s missed opportunity with North Korea

Israel’s missed opportunity with North Korea

Former Foreign Ministry Director-General Eytan Bentsur reveals Pyongyang’s repeated attempts to strike a deal with Jerusalem more than 20 years ago and how talks were… Read More ›

UN: Israeli, PA Incitement Violates Resolution 2334

UN: Israeli, PA Incitement Violates Resolution 2334

Such activity is “making the twostate solution increasingly unattainable and undermining Palestinian belief in the international peace efforts.”   Israelis and Palestinians have engaged in… Read More ›

Envoy: Israel ignoring UN demand to halt settlements

Envoy: Israel ignoring UN demand to halt settlements

UN envoy to the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov says in the three months since Security Council resolution on settlements, Israel’s settlement activity ‘continued at a… Read More ›

Wife of Har Adar terrorist left him weeks before shooting

Wife of Har Adar terrorist left him weeks before shooting

In final message to mother of his children, Nimer Jamal said she was ‘good’ and admitted to being a bad husband   Nimer Mahmoud Ahmad… Read More ›

Corruption? Shmorruption! Polls Show Israelis Don’t Care

Corruption? Shmorruption! Polls Show Israelis Don’t Care

If you trust the polls, most Israelis are happy to see Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister – even if the price might be living in… Read More ›

Despite alleged Israeli strikes, Hezbollah will keep building its arsenal

Despite alleged Israeli strikes, Hezbollah will keep building its arsenal

Op-ed: While our enemies are willing to occasionally sacrifice targets that are allegedly destroyed by Israel, they have found alternative ways to transfer advanced weapons… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Aide Greenblatt Returning To Israel For Peace Talks: Official

Washington – Trump Aide Greenblatt Returning To Israel For Peace Talks: Official

  Washington –  President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is returning to Israel to “continue the peace track” after the president met… Read More ›

Israel Works to Thwart Renewed Palestinian Authority Bid to Join Interpol

Israel Works to Thwart Renewed Palestinian Authority Bid to Join Interpol

Israel is adamantly opposed to Palestinian admission to all international organizations arguing that a state of Palestine does not exist.   The Palestinian march to… Read More ›

Trump’s Mideast policy: No motivation, no courage

Trump’s Mideast policy: No motivation, no courage

Op-ed: The sigh of relief in the Middle East following the US president’s decision to begin his first foreign trip with a visit to Saudi… Read More ›

One-Sided Story: Merkel’s Cabinet Meets Predominantly Anti-Israel NGOs

One-Sided Story: Merkel’s Cabinet Meets Predominantly Anti-Israel NGOs

“A dialogue should also consist of talks with positions that one does not share.”   German Green Party MP Volker Beck criticized on Thursday members… Read More ›

Relations between Israel and US Jewry must be mended

Relations between Israel and US Jewry must be mended

Op-ed: The Jewish American public has the best interest of the Jewish people’s homeland in mind, but the days in which being pro-Israel means blindly… Read More ›

The strange case of Dr. Bibi and Mr. Netanyahu

The strange case of Dr. Bibi and Mr. Netanyahu

Netanyahu’s inspirational speech at the UN General Assembly reminded the world of Israel’s successes and his accomplishments, but also made Israelis hope to see the… Read More ›

UN: Economic Peace Can’t Replace Palestinian Statehood

UN: Economic Peace Can’t Replace Palestinian Statehood

The forum is held twice a year and is the only venue in which Israelis and Palestinians hold a regular dialogue with the donor and… Read More ›

Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gaza

Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gaza

Hamas disbands its shadow government in Gaza, urging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to end the sanctions on the Strip and inviting him to resume… Read More ›