Jared Kushner would not be the first Jewish White House staffer to find himself engulfed in scandal.
The morning after President Donald Trump ordered a cruise missile attack on a Syrian air base, prominent neoconservatives are praising the president.
“The party has nominated someone who cannot win and should not be president of the United States,” wrote Elliott Abrams of presidential candidate Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump reportedly decided against nominating Elliott Abrams as deputy secretary of state because of Abrams’ opposition last year to Trump’s nomination.
Israel’s security professionals are taking a common-sense approach to peace talks. That increasingly puts them on a collision course with right-wing ideologues.
Elliott Abrams, a former U.S. deputy national security advisor, said Jonathan Pollard should be released from prison.
An ex-Labor lawmaker was disinvited from a conference of the Israeli Left because she works with NGO Monitor, which ‘battles delegitimization’ — and regularly bashes the Left.
As President Obama prepares to visit Israel, two books by policy pros offer roadmaps for unknotting the peace process. Trouble is, they offer radically divergent advice.
I just returned from a few weeks in Israel, and was there during the dramatic denouement of the Gilad Shalit story. The trip reminded me why it’s important for those of us who observe and comment and tear our hair out over Israel to actually experience the country as a place — as opposed to an abstract concept — every once in a while.
After seeing, hearing and reading the flood of anguish and outrage that’s followed Israel’s decision to free 1,027 terrorists in return for one captured soldier, you might be astonished to learn that Israelis approve of the deal by a nearly 6-to-1 margin, according to a poll published in the Jerusalem Post October 18. The Dahaf poll showed 79% for the swap and just 14% opposed. The margin among women was 86% to 5%. The same article reported another poll, by the Midgam organization, showing a narrower but still hefty 69%-to-26% approval.