Unfortunately, Clinton’s current approach is the dismal standard in American politics, which made Bernie Sanders’ honesty about Israel and Palestine even more refreshing.
Even if watching Trump speak like a politician (teleprompter and all—sad!) was unusual, the underlying theme of his speech wasn’t: Trump will say whatever his audience wants to hear to be rewarded with applause.
Yesterday, all five presidential candidates from both parties gave speeches to AIPAC, the leading Israeli lobbying group in the U.S. But only four of them gave their speeches in Washington, D.C. The fifth, Bernie Sanders, gave his speech to an audience in Utah, where it barely received any coverage.
The Economist Intelligence Unit has rated a Donald Trump presidency as one of its top 10 threats to global stability and security. Other threats included Britain leaving the European Union and Russia’s military action in the Ukraine and Syria leading to a new Cold War.
“Israel’s government’s steady and systematic process of expanding settlements, legalizing outposts, seizing land, is eroding in my view the prospect of a two-state solution,” Biden said in a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
Spokesman: “We were surprised to first learn via media reports that the prime minister, rather than accept our invitation, opted to cancel his visit.”
“Junction 48” tells the story of a Palestinian rap star and his girlfriend who live near Tel Aviv in the mixed Jewish-Palestinian city of Lod,
France on Tuesday presented Israel with a plan for an international peace summit to be held in Paris this summer in order to restart negotiations with the Palestinians.
Bureau chief and reporter were interviewing Palestinian and Jewish residents at Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem.
Labor court: Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara insulted and raged at household staff, creating an abusive working environment at the official residence.
Well before the latest threat from Islamic State, Israel’s military had stepped up intelligence and preparedness efforts with the militant group in mind.
Turkey sees no normalization in ties with Israel unless its conditions for ending the Gaza blockade and compensation for the deaths of 10 Turkish activists in 2010 are met, a presidential spokesman said on Monday.
Israeli aircraft struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip Sunday night, hours after a rocket fired from the territory exploded in Israel, the military told the Times of Israel.
The decision comes just days after Trump provoked an international uproar by calling for Muslims to be blocked from entering the United States.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Sunday she would take the relationship between the U.S. and Israel “to the next level,” but warned that solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would not be enough to stabilize the entire region.
Tariq Khdeir was visiting from Florida as protests erupted over the abduction and killing on July 2, 2014, of his 16-year-old cousin Mohammed Abu Khudeir, allegedly by three Israeli Jews.
Netanyahu tells American Jews: “Now more than ever we must work together to unite the Jewish people and secure the Jewish state.”