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Danny Ayalon

Justice for ALL Refugees

Zvi Gabay | Posted 11.27.2012 | World
Zvi Gabay

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon's initiative in opening the issue of Jewish refugees from Arab states to public debate has met, as expected, with...

WATCH: Israeli Minister's West Bank Remarks In Video Spark Outrage

Posted 09.24.2011 | World

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon has sparked outrage after releasing a controversial video in which he refers to the West Bank as "not occ...

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon: "Don't Let Islamists Hijack the Arab Uprisings"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Israel is worried. The protests have already led to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, Israel's closest Arab ally. I met Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister, Danny Ayalon, for an exclusive interview at his office in Jerusalem.

Israel: Partnering in Global Development

Danny Ayalon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Danny Ayalon

Since its inception, MASHAV's work in the developing world has been guided by the basic approach that development work is organic in nature.

Danny Ayalon Needs to Thank Palestinians Too [UPDATED]

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Disasters are often opportunities for good will and human empathy to get some momentum and move those in conflict in a healthier direction.

Israel Must Help US Tackle Iran

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

For some in Israel, the issues of Jewish settlements and Iran's nuclear program are not connected. But for the United States, they are becoming more and more intertwined.

Israel Lobby Gets Congress to Stick It to Turkey

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

If the Armenian resolution passes both houses and goes into effect, it will not be out of some newfound compassion for the victims of the Armenian genocide, but to send a message to Turkey.

J Street Creates Fear and Trembling in Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The current Israeli government -- and its supporters here in the United States -- are clearly rattled by J Street. And not because J Street is anti-Israel but because it is not.

William Delahunt, US Congressman, Claims Israelis Snubbed Him

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel — A visiting U.S. congressman lashed out at Israel's number two diplomat Wednesday, saying he was snubbed by the Foreign Minist...

Syria Must Be a Top Priority

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

As the US finally announced that it is reinstating an ambassador to Syria, Israel needs to consider some gestures to ease the negative attention it has received and start looking to the North to resolve its own disputes with Syria.

Prince Turki And Ayalon's Handshake Downplayed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Both Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki Al Faisal and Israeli Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon have downplayed the importance of a handshake between them - alth...

Time to Rise Above the Fray

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

A year after Israel's offensive in Gaza drove a wedge between Turkey and Israel, emotions are still overriding reason, causing what was recently seen to be a diplomatic breach on the verge of crisis.

A Tale of an Undiplomatic Diplomat

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

Diplomacy is not always as its name suggests. For this week's lesson in its niceties (or lack thereof) we are indebted to Daniel Ayalon, Israel's deputy foreign minister.

The Imperative of Strong Turkish-Israel Relations

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

The Turkish government, in a host of statements and actions -- many by a prime minister who wants to have his cake and eat it too -- that has been treating Israel not like an ally but more like an enemy.

Amateur hour at Israel's Foreign Ministry

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

The recent episode with the Turkish ambassador has made Israel into a laughing stock around the world, including among Iran's intellectual elite, a ma...

Turkey Sets Deadline For Israeli Apology

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Wednesday caved in to demands from Turkey and apologized over an insult to its ambassador, a government statement said, an...

Israel Publically Snubs Turkish Ambassador

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Even in the tough world of Middle East diplomacy, it was a startling snub: The Turkish ambassador was seated lower than his Israeli ...