Barak Ravid (Haaretz)


Is John Kerry Plotting Peace Talks Breakthrough?

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Is John Kerry Plotting Peace Talks Breakthrough?
The Obama administration plans to present in January its own plan for a draft framework agreement on permanent status between Israel and the Palestinians, a senior Knesset Member told Haaretz on Monday.Read More


Israel Asks American Jews: Where Do Loyalties Lie?

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel Asks American Jews: Where Do Loyalties Lie?
Israel is distributing a question that asks American Jews and Israelis in America them to indicate where their allegiance would lie in the case of a crisis between the two countries.Read More


Arabs Join Israel in Fretting Over Iran Thaw

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Arabs Join Israel in Fretting Over Iran Thaw
On Thursday, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting at the UN General Assembly in New York with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, a Saudi diplomat turned to his Israeli counterpart. “What’s going on here?” he asked. “What do you make of all this?”Read More


Israel Kept in Loop on Barack Obama's Historic Phone Call to Iran Leader

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel Kept in Loop on Barack Obama's Historic Phone Call to Iran Leader
White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice informed her Israeli counterpart Yaakov Amidror Friday of the planned telephone conversation U.S. President Barack Obama was to hold with Iranian President Hassan Rohani and then informed him of its contents after it had taken place.Read More






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