Michael Oren, an Israeli parliamentarian and former ambassador to the United States, said that the New York Times had committed a “journalistic terrorist attack” in publishing an op-ed by an imprisoned Palestinian leader.
“The opinions of young #american #jews are appalling. They need the diversity here in #Israel,” the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations tweeted, tagging Michael Oren.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli lawmaker Michael Oren said Israelis should “think twice” before purchasing French products after a French government agency reiterated the requirement that products from the West Bank be marked as from “settlements.” “France is labeling Israeli products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan. Israelis should think twice before buying French products,” Oren, of the…
Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the United States, has been appointed deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office.
Michael Oren says in his new book that he felt ‘kicked in the chest’ when President Obama omitted Israel from a list of countries helping Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. That’s odd — since the first Israeli rescuers hadn’t even arrived yet.
Leon Wieseltier skewered Michael Oren for calling him an anti-Semite in ‘Ally.’ But Wieseltier himself is the king of spurious accusations of anti-Semitism, Raphael Magarik argues.
Think Michael Oren’s book or Judy Nir Moses’s joke were offensive? A third event involving an Israeli mayor’s graduation gift shows these are not isolated incidents, Lior Zaltzman writes.
EDITORIAL: Michael Oren can’t understand why American Jews support President Obama despite his differences with Israel’s government. That just shows how little the ex-ambassador understands us, Jane Eisner writes.
Michael Oren speculates that Obama’s conciliatory policy toward the Muslim world is rooted in ‘daddy issues.’ That’s not professional psychoanalysis — it’s cheap gossip, Lisa Goldman writes.
Don Quixote, ‘Portnoy’s Complaint,’ Theodore Roosevelt, ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ Seventeen Magazine — what do all these things have in common? Michael Oren, of course! Get to know the man behind the controversial new memoir.