The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, is closing its West Bank factory — and anti-Israel activists claimed credit for forcing the move.4
Israel closed the Temple Mount to Muslim worshippers and to both Jewish and non-Jewish visitors in the wake of the attempted assassination of an Israeli activist.
Violence erupts after Israeli police kill a Palestinian suspected in the shooting of a far-right Jewish activist — and the Temple Mount is completely closed.14
A prominent right-wing Israeli activist was shot and seriously wounded in a drive-by attack outside a Jerusalem conference about the future of the Temple Mount.14
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
Israel’s finance minister, Yair Lapid, said he would not agree to invest funds in West Bank settlements.
The National Council of Jewish Women has partnered in an online petition calling on President Obama to fund programs that fight human trafficking and assist victims.
An anonymous U.S. official’s reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit,” or worthless coward, drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli leader - no stranger to acrimony with the Obama administration.18
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