The release of former President Donald Trump’s explosive interviews with Israeli journalist Barak Ravid and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s visit to the United Arab Emirates should comprise a wake-up call to American Jews: both Trump’s stalwart admirers and implacable foes are getting the story wrong.
President Biden’s decision to withhold U.S. diplomatic participation from the 2022 Beijing Olympics, while allowing athletes to take part, confronts America’s pole-vaulters and shot-putters with a familiar moral dilemma: Should sports and politics mix?
Editor’s Note: This article was written before President Biden’s decision to withhold U.S. diplomatic participation from the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Click here to read the author’s most recent analysis on this issue.
Inside the room with 150 guests — a 20-year White House tradition celebrated by a new president.
When President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meet today at the White House, they will have an opportunity to start undoing twelve years of damage and setbacks to the U.S.-Israel alliance.
What can Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and President Biden do to avoid the pitfalls of Obama and Netanyahu’s first meeting?
Mideast experts weigh in on whether America’s credibility as a reliable partner has been tarnished among U.S. allies.
Chanan Weissman served as Obama’s Jewish liaison in the last year of his second term.
With the appointment of Professor Deborah Lipstadt as the new Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, attention will focus on the Biden Administration’s plans to confront the persistent scourge of antisemitism which has increased in the wake of the COVID pandemic and the recent conflict. She will have an enormous task taking on the global reach of this age-old hatred, even as others will need to address the challenge of antisemitism here in the United States.
Four years ago, a group of prominent female foreign policy and national security officials who served in the Obama and Clinton administrations met regularly for lunch to lament the lack of women in senior government positions. The meetings, described by one of the attendees as ‘kvetch’ sessions, led to the creation of the Leadership Council for Women in National Security in 2019.