Netanyahu asks Obama not to make any Israeli-Palestinian moves in final weeks of term WASHINGTON (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he hoped President Barack Obama would not back any new U.N. initiatives on Palestinian-Israeli peace in the final weeks of his term. “I very much hope President Obama will continue the…
(JTA) — The Jewish Federations of North America board of trustees sent a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu underscoring the “growing sense of urgency” on the part of American Jews to see the agreement to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall fully implemented. The letter was approved by the board…
The fact that Israel’s leaders have so warmly embraced Trump underlines how his brand of divisiveness has long been a mainstay of Israeli politics, Joshua Schreier and Mira Sucharov argue.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being criticized for blasting a veteran television journalist in a statement responding to questions he was asked for an investigative report on his administration. Ilana Dayan of the Channel 2 newsmagazine “Uvda,” or “Fact,” read the entire screed against her for nearly six minutes at the end…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The head of the Knesset Interior Committee called for the Israeli government to cancel the Western Wall egalitarian prayer agreement, saying “It’s not the end of the world if American Jews get offended.” David Amsalem of the ruling Likud party made the remarks during a committee meeting Tuesday on implementing the deal….
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered an unprecedented vilification of the Israeli media on Monday, accusing a leading television journalist of being part of a plot to bring down his right-wing government.
Hillary Clinton’s plan to meet the Israeli prime minister in her first month as president is listed high in an internal campaign memo outlining the priorities of her first 100 days — a sign of how important it is to repair U.S.-Israel tensions.
World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder was questioned by Israeli police last week in connection to the fraud probe into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
In a brief encounter before today’s funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu exchanged greetings with Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas.
Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t want details of his dirty laundry aired in public - and he is suing his own office and Israel’s attorney general to try to prevent it.