Posts Tagged ‘netanyahu’


The empty talk of two states

editor 12 March 2018

By Jonathan S. Tobin.. Time was, the endorsement of a two-state solution by the executive director of AIPAC wouldn’t have been news…writes Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS. But when Howard Kohr told those who gathered for the group’s annual conference on Monday (March 5, 2018) that the organization still believes in a vision of two states for two peoples, it was considered significant. Kohr understood that affirming the pro-Israel lobby’s stance in favor of what has long been considered the only rational solution to the conflict makes sense even if there is little reason to believe in the peace process right now. [Photo top right: IPAC CEO Howard Kohr addressing the 2018 AIPAC policy conference on March 4 | Credit: AIPAC].  (more…)


In Moscow, Israeli PM Netanyahu Tells Russian President Putin: We Must ‘Stand Up to Murderous Ideologies’

editor 2 February 2018

By Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday (January 29, 2018) told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the lesson of the Holocaust is to “stand up to murderous ideologies,” and called for Israel and Russia to work together to “promote security and stability” in the Middle East. [Photo top right: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend an event at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Jan. 29, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Maxim Shemetov] (more…)


Israel Reopens Embassy in Jordan Ending Diplomatic Standstill

editor 1 February 2018

By Tazpit Press Service..“Fear not, for I am with you, Be not frightened, for I am your God; I strengthen you and I help you, I uphold you with My victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10. Israel reopened its embassy in Amman, Jordan on Tuesday morning (January 30, 2018), seven months after an incident in which an Israeli security guard shot dead two Jordanian citizens. “The embassy in Jordan is gradually opening up,” said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon announcing the end of the diplomatic standstill between Israel and Jordan. [Photo top right: Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Ziv (R), the Israeli guard who was stabbed in the Jordan embassy complex earlier this week, and Israel’s Ambassador to Jordan Einat Schlein (L), at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on July 25, 2017. (Haim Zach / GPO)]. 


Netanyahu Blasts Abbas Speech: He Revealed Truth About Conflict and Did Israel a Service

editor 17 January 2018

By Noa Landau.. Speaking to reporters while visiting India, Netanyahu says he supports economic relief for Gaza; on Iran, the prime minister warns West: Last chance to fix nuclear deal. NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s comments that Israel killed the Oslo accords by saying that his remarks did Israel a service. Netanyahu, speaking to Israeli journalists in his entourage during his visit to India, also said that he supports economic relief for the Gaza Strip. (more…)


Europe’s war against the Jewish state

editor 22 December 2017

By Caroline Glick.. Europe is the epicenter of the political war against Israel. Europe fights Israel on the streets of Europe. Europe fights Israel in the corridors of power in Brussels, other Western European capitals and the UN. Europe fights Israel in Israel itself. Europe’s war against Israel is a passive-aggressive campaign fought and denied simultaneously. But in recent years, the mask has fallen over and over again. [Photo top right: PM Netanyahu and EU Federica Mogherini].  (more…)


Netanyahu: ‘We don’t miss diplomatic opportunities, we create them’

editor 17 November 2017

By Itamar Eichner.. After hearing the opposition accuse him of ignoring the chance for regional cooperation, failing to represent Israeli interests and preferring an Israeli apartheid, Netanyahu responds by listing his work to strengthen ties with other nations and his achievements in improving Israel’s security and economy; ‘have these diplomatic opportunities created on their own?’ asks Netanyahu. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a lengthy barrage of attacks from the Left and Center during a special Knesset session on Monday (November 13, 2017), and when it was over, he went up to answer them. (more…)


Netanyahu To Go To London Next Week For Balfour Declaration Centennial

editor 25 October 2017

By Herb Keinon.. The Balfour Declaration was a letter sent by then-British foreign secretary Arthur James Balfour to Lord Walter Rothschild, a leader in the British Jewish community. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to London at the beginning of November to take part in events marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. (more…)


Netanyahu: Israel Helps Because We are a Light Unto the Nations

editor 19 October 2017

By Israel Today Staff.. During a ceremony welcoming Christian media representatives to Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was asked why Israel goes so far out of its way to provide aid to disaster victims around the world. [Photo top right: Or Goyim].   (more…)


Is Egyptian President el-Sisi about to help broker a major breakthrough in the Arab-Israeli peace process? Fascinating signals this week.

editor 30 September 2017

By Joel C. Rosenberg.. Four decades after the historic Camp David Accords, is Egyptian President el-Sisi signaling he is about to take the lead in helping broker dramatic peace agreements not just between Israelis and Palestinians but perhaps between Israel and the rest of the Arab world, including the Saudis and Gulf States? (more…)


Netanyahu in Buenos Aires: Iran Remains Source of World Terror

editor 15 September 2017

By Herb Keinon.. Despite changes in the world since the 1990s attacks in Buenos Aires, Iran has stayed loyal to its theme of terror, Benjamin Netanyahu stated at the site of Argentinian terror attacks. BUENOS AIRES – Speaking at the site of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that was destroyed by a terrorist blast in 1992 and never rebuilt, and at the reconstructed AMIA Jewish community building nearby that was attacked in 1994 but reconstructed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s message on Monday (September 11, 2017) was the same: Terrorism must be fought, and Iran – responsible for the two attacks in Argentina – remains the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism. [Photo top right: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks at the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (photo credit:HANDOUT/REUTERS)](more…)


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