Expat Americans in Israel voting in the midterm U.S. congressional elections numbered 30,000, or 18 percent of those eligible to vote, according to a group that encourages such voting.
Israel’s region has never been more dangerous, the European Union’s new foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on a visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Police prevented dozens of protesting right-wing activists from ascending to the Temple Mount.
An Israeli man injured in an attack in which a Palestinian rammed his car into pedestrians died of his injuries on Friday, a hospital official said, taking to three the death toll in the incident, including the assailant shot dead at the scene.
In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.
The International Criminal Court said it will not open a war crimes case against Israel in the Mavi Marmara incident.
Yitzhak Glick cannot stand hearing his younger brother referred to as a right-wing “extremist.”12
White House official Jonathan Greenblatt has been named the new executive director of the Anti-Defamation League.
Palestine Solidarity Legal Support issued a public letter to universities protesting that recent calls for “civility” in campus debates were simply a pretext to suppress free speech in protest of Israel.4
British Labor Party leader Ed Miliband decried the rise of anti-Semitism in Great Britain and called for “a zero-tolerance approach to anti-Semitism in the UK.”
Brianne Nadeau, prominent in Washington D.C.-area Jewish advocacy, won a seat on the capital’s city council.
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