Posts Tagged ‘netanyahu’

 

PM Netanyahu Dons Yarmulke to Quote Genesis for UNESCO’s Benefit

editor 15 August 2017

By JNI Media.. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday (July 9, 2017) morning wore a yarmulke to quote the Book of Genesis at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting. “I would like to read from Genesis 23:16-19,” the PM began: “‘And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the hearing of the children of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant… And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre–the same is Hebron–in the land of Canaan. And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession of a burying-place by the children of Heth.’” [Photo top right: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reading from Genesis (Photo: Screenshot)](more…)

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Indo-Israeli Ties: New Heights

editor 11 August 2017

By Jagdish N. Singh.. “The time has come to bring together countries to fight against the enemies of Israel…. Israel never needs to fear that they are only seven or eight million people standing against 150 million Arabs. They have 1.2 billion Indians backing them.” — Subramanian Swamy, Indian parliamentarian. [Photo top right:Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend an Israel-India innovation exhibition, on July 6, 2017. (Image source: Kobi Gideon, Israel Government Press Office)].  (more…)

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Hungarian PM pledges ‘zero-tolerance’ for anti-Semitism, after meeting with Israeli PM

editor 29 July 2017

By WJC.. Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban pledged Tuesday (July 18, 2017) to combat anti-Semitism in his country, during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Budapest. Orban said that the security of the local Jewish community “will be fully guaranteed by the Hungarian state.” [Photo top right: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. (Credit: MTI)](more…)

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Netanyahu’s Party Passes Resolution Permanently Nixing Two-State Solution

editor 27 July 2017

By JNI Media.. On Tuesday night (July 25, 2017), Minister Ze’ev Elkin, who is the head of the Likud politburo, passed a resolution opposing the establishment of a Palestinian state west of the Jordan River – ever. The resolution passed by a vote of 33 to two, and calls on Likud officials to vigorously oppose political initiatives such as the ones being pushed by Saudi Arabia and France aimed at returning to the 1967 borders, uprooting settlements, dividing Jerusalem and returning refugees. [Photo top right: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) sits next to fellow Likud party member Zeev Elkin during a Likud faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament on November 10, 2014. (Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)].  (more…)

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Netanyahu Warns Iran Over Syria Involvement After Golan Exchange

editor 29 June 2017

By Herb Keinon.. Day after spillover from Syria prompts retaliatory IDF strike, PM stresses that Israel will not allow the Islamic Republic to establish a permanent presences on the Golan. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran on Sunday (June 25, 2017) that Israel “views gravely” its attempts to set up a military presence in Syria and to arm Hezbollah with advanced weaponry via Syria and Lebanon. His comments at the weekly cabinet meeting came a day after the IDF responded to mortar fire from Syria by attacking Syrian army targets across the border. (more…)

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Netanyahu To Attend Central European Summit

editor 29 June 2017

By Herb Keinon.. Jerusalem continues outreach to subregional groups. PM Netanyahu is scheduled to travel to Budapest next month (July 2017) for a meeting with the heads of the four central European countries that make up the Visegrad group, as Israel continues to try to build relationships with various regional subgroupings around the world. Netanyahu is expected to meet with the heads of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia at the summit on July 18-19, 2017. (more…)

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Netanyahu: Israeli Land Swaps With Palestinians Won’t Bring Peace

editor 1 June 2017

By Ariel Whitman.. Netanyahu also said that any peace agreement with the Palestinians would require an Israeli military presence in all of the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Tuesday (May 30, 2017) that any future peace agreement reached with the Palestinians must include an Israeli military presence in the West Bank and offered insight on security concerns the government may have following a prospective deal. [Photo top right:Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the Knesset in Jerusalem. (photo credit:AFP PHOTO)](more…)

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PM Netanyahu’s Remarks at the Opening Ceremony Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem

editor 24 May 2017

By PM Benjamin Netanyahu.. The Honorable President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, and his wife, Nechama,
Ministers, Members of Knesset, Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat and his wife, Ambassadors, including the Ambassador of Israel to the United States, Ron Dermer, and the Ambassador of the United States to Israel, David Friedman. This is the first time a U.S. ambassador has joined us on Jerusalem Day. Mr. Ambassador, with a name like David – and your middle name is Melech, so David Melech, you are the right man with the right name at the right time in the right place– in King David’s city, in Jerusalem. (more…)

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Netanyahu Welcomes U.S. Ambassador Friedman to Jerusalem, “Our Eternal Capital”

editor 20 May 2017

By The Tower.org Staff.. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday (May 16, 2017) welcomed Washington’s new ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, to “our eternal capital” Jerusalem. “Welcome. It’s a pleasure to see you and to welcome you to Jerusalem, our eternal capital. I know you went to the Kotel [Western Wall]. It’s deeply appreciated by all our people,” Netanyahu told Friedman. [Photo top right: David Friedman, the US ambassador to Israel, visits and prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem with his family upon their arrival in Israel. May 15, 2017. Photo By: Hillel Maeir/TPS]

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Address to JPPI Conference

editor 6 March 2017

By PM Benjamin Netanyahu.. The following is the transcript of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu video address at the 2017 JPPI conference on Shifting Trends in the West and their Impact on Israel and the Jewish People: I’m delighted to address the JPPI and I apologize for not being with you. I feel a bit under the weather because I was quite a bit down under. I came back from a wonderful trip to Australia and Singapore but it has taken a toll on my vocal cords and my sinuses. But nevertheless, I’m happy to be with you even through video. (more…)

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