With all the media attention directed at the expression “chickenshit” used by anonymous senior administration officials to describe Benjamin Netanyahu, some of the other insults contained in the Jeffrey Goldberg’s report went almost unnoticed.14
A Jewish woman featured in a video in which she is harassed more than 100 times on New York City’s streets said on Thursday that she has received dozens of rape threats after the clip was posted on the Internet and watched widely.15
The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit” by an anonymous U.S. official as quoted in a U.S. magazine this week was disgraceful and damaging, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.19
The Swedish government officially recognized the state of Palestine on Thursday, the first Western European country to do so, reflecting growing international exasperation over the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.7
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
A museum in Germany has come up with a novel plan to buy back a painting stolen from a Jewish collector during the Nazi era.
A major Jewish American policy group called on the White House to “hold to account” an anonymous official who slurred Benjamin Netanyahu, while another declared the matter closed.10
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
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