In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.
The issue of settlements has reached a boiling point among the Israeli government, the US government, and settlers. J.J. Goldberg explains why.
As the American and Israeli leaders prepare to meet today, reactions to a new arms deal tell us a lot about how people view the Obama administration and its Israeli counterpart, Jane Eisner writes.
The semi-serious data-driven magazine Improbable Research has released a study empirically assessing (with tongue firmly in cheek) just how famous Donald Trump is.
President Barack Obama pledged to veto three pieces of legislation because they contain language that would scuttle implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.
The House of Representatives easily passed a $576 billion defense appropriations bill — including an allocation of $635 million for Israel’s missile defense programs, which the president said he would veto.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, the first by a sitting U.S. president to the island in 88 years, was also a milestone for the small Cuban Jewish community of about 1,500 people.
President Obama has promoted the first openly transgender person to work in the West Wing to be the White House’s top liaison to the LGBT community.
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich criticized the Obama administration’s relations with Israel and defended Israel’s stance on peace with the Palestinians and settlements at a campaign appearance in New Hampshire.
An Orthodox Union official said a visit by President Barack Obama to a Baltimore mosque was an appropriate message embracing diversity.