After strong remarks by Israel’s U.N. ambassador, Lebanese President Michel Aoun said that any Israeli attempt to violate Lebanon’s sovereignty would be met with the “appropriate response.”
NEW YORK The Reform movement became the largest Jewish body to oppose the nomination of David Friedman as United States ambassador to Israel. In a statement released Friday, one day after the launch of Senate hearings to confirm Friedman, Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs released a statement saying Friedman is “the wrong…
France considers the U.S. position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “confused and worrying,” its foreign minister said on Thursday, reacting to U.S. President Trump’s dropping of the America’s commitment to a two-state solution.
Proponents of one democratic state in the Holy Land saw a possible opening in President Trump’s statement yesterday that he would back a one-state solution if that’s the one Israelis and Palestinians “like best.”
(JTA) — A paramedic from Israel’s Magen David Adom emergency rescue organization is on her way to Peru with 100 units of blood for an Israeli tourist hospitalized there after contracting a serious blood-related illness. The paramedic left with the blood late Wednesday night after the Health Ministry of Peru gave permission to bring the…
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right political allies hailed on Thursday a shift in U.S. support for a Palestinian state and shrugged off a call by President Donald Trump to curb Israeli settlements on occupied land.
(JTA) — Five former U.S. ambassadors to Israel who served under both Democratic and Republican presidents said that President Donald Trump’s nominee as envoy is “unqualified for the position. In a letter sent Wednesday to the Senate Foreign Relations committee, which begins confirmation hearings for Trump attorney and bankruptcy expert David Friedman on Thursday, the…
Did President Trump just toss decades of American policy on the Middle East in the trash — or was Donald just being the Donald?
When he attended Daniel Pearl’s funeral, Muhammad Ali demonstrated that he had long ago moved well past that hate. Hopefully that is the Muhammad Ali who Michael Bennett ends up emulating.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday said that he wanted to focus on “substance” and not “labels,” when asked about support for a two-state solution for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.