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Netanyahu rejected John Kerry peace proposal in secret 2016 meeting

02/20/2017 3:07 PM

The Israel-Palestinian conflict could have been resolved last year, when then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu a regional peace plan involving


How bad was Mike Pence’s Europe trip?

02/20/2017 1:30 PM Updated: 14 hours ago

Vice President Mike Pence attended the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, and the trip could have gone better, at least according to Politico, who headlined their story


(Video) Watch the Fox video that got Trump talking about Sweden

02/20/2017 12:33 PM Updated: 15 hours ago

Mike Pence lays memorial wreath at Dachau, refers to Jews as victims of Holocaust

02/20/2017 11:57 AM

Vice President Mike Pence, along with his wife, Karen, and 23-year-old daughter Charlotte, visited the site of the Dachau concentration camp in Germany Sunday. Pence’s visit


Israel orders demolition of Bedouin village in West Bank’s pivotal E1 area

02/20/2017 10:49 AM

Israel ordered dozens of demolition orders Sunday for an entire Bedouin village in the West Bank’s Area C, a rare move for the IDF. The village,


Lithuanian nationalists march through Holocaust sites with Pepe-Nazi banners

02/19/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 1 day ago

Pepe the Frog, the internet meme which has become the unofficial mascot of the “alt-right” movement, made an appearance Thursday on the banners of Lithuanian ultra-nationalists.


Israel: the week in review

02/18/2017 5:51 PM Updated: 2 days ago

News in Israel this week once again revolved around the seemingly never-ending issues of settlement construction, dwindling hopes for a two-state solution, and controversial ambassador to


Netanyahu talks settlement ‘mechanism’ with Pence

02/17/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 3 days ago

In addition to his joint conference Wednesday with President Donald Trump, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu held a less publicized meeting with VP Mike Pence the following


Israeli ambassador to Moscow criticizes Russia for blocking anti-Semitism definition

02/16/2017 6:10 PM

Gary Koren, Israel’s ambassador to Russia, criticized Moscow Thursday for obstructing the adoption of an international definition of anti-Semitism. According to Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the definition


Australia Foreign Minister says “world should support” alternatives to two-state solution

02/16/2017 4:13 PM

Australia may be open to alternatives to a two-state solution, and so should the rest of the world, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop suggested Thursday. “The


Liberal Jewish leaders react negatively to Trump-Netanyahu meeting

02/16/2017 2:00 PM

While President Donald Trump’s meeting Wednesday with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu was received warmly by those on Israel’s right, it was greeted with decidedly less enthusiasm


Israeli right celebrates Trump-Netanyahu meeting as dawn of “a new era”

02/16/2017 11:44 AM Updated: 4 days ago

The joint press conference held Wednesday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump was hailed as “historic” Thursday by politicians on Israel’s right. The


Bipartisan team of former ambassadors challenge David Friedman’s credentials

02/16/2017 11:17 AM Updated: 4 days ago

Five former U.S. ambassadors are campaigning to prevent the confirmation of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, calling him “unqualified” and saying he holds “extreme, radical positions” in


Building dedicated by U.S. ambassador to Israel nominee built on privately owned Palestinian land

02/16/2017 8:29 AM

A building in the West Bank settlement of Beit El dedicated by David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, was built on privately


Israel responds to Sweden’s new Mideast peace envoy with sarcasm

02/15/2017 6:01 PM

Sweden’s appointment Wednesday of a “special envoy” to the Israel-Palestinian conflict was greeted with sarcasm by the Israeli government. “Given the extraordinary successes of this Swedish


As Middle East deals with refugee crisis, Dubai looks toward more space…on Mars

02/15/2017 5:19 PM

While most of the world is caught up in the turmoil of the Middle East refugee crisis, fears of terrorism, and the administration of a wild


9x as many visitors denied entry to Israel since 2011

02/15/2017 4:08 PM

The past five years have seen a ninefold increase in the number of refused entries into Israel, mainly due to citizens from Georgia, Ukraine, and Egypt


New discovery raises questions about birthplace of the Mishna

02/15/2017 2:09 PM

Archaeologists with the University of Haifa have discovered a massive limestone gateway during recent excavations of Beit Shearim (“House of Gates”), according to a Times of


Stephen Hawking encourages funding Palestinian physics students

02/15/2017 1:11 PM Updated: 5 days ago

Palestinian physics students have found a benefactor in astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. According to a report Wednesday by Haaretz, Hawking requested on Facebook this week that his


Minister says Netanyahu will push Trump for Palestinian state…in Egypt

02/14/2017 11:42 AM

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will suggest the possibility of creating a Palestinian state in Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula during his meeting Wednesday with President Donald