In the mind of Israel’s opposition leader, Labor Party chief Isaac Herzog, the array of threats in the Middle East these days present Israel with a historic opportunity.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office will match funding given by the Jewish Agency for Israel to the country’s Conservative and Reform movements, according to a Jewish Agency spokesman.
Israeli undercover forces raided a hospital in the West Bank on Thursday, shooting dead a Palestinian during an attempt to detain another man suspected of carrying out a stabbing, the Palestinian health ministry and doctors said.
Federation leaders are loudly proclaiming that the feud over the Iran deal is done and dusted. That may be true but J.J. Goldberg writes that the Jewish umbrella charities face a much more dire threat.
London Mayor Boris Johnson had two of his planned meetings in the West Bank cancelled after he criticized boycotts of Israel.
Americans Jews can exhale now that Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu smiled and shook hands. But the divide between them was always more than personal, and goes to the crux of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Democratic senators in a letter called on President Barack Obama to write a new and strengthened “Memorandum of Understanding” on security assistance to Israel.
Numbers don’t lie — but sometimes an interpretation of the numbers does. That’s the case with Daniel Polisar’s recent essay on Palestinian public opinion, Dahlia Scheindlin writes.
President Barack Obama reportedly will not intervene to allow Jonathan Pollard to travel to Israel after he is paroled from federal prison.
London Mayor Boris Johnson said in Tel Aviv that boycotting Israel is “foolish.”