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New Netanyahu Ad Likens PM To David Ben-Gurion

Benjamin Hart | Posted 02.22.2015 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new campaign ad compares the leader's defiance in seeking to address the U.S. Congress despite White House...

Netanyahu Owes a Hearty Thanks to ISIS

Carlo Strenger | Posted 02.20.2015 | World
Carlo Strenger

The general climate of fear and hopelessness concerning developments in the Middle East serves Netanyahu, the master of fear, phenomenally well. And the center-left has not had the energy and the political will to come up with alternatives that would require creative thinking.

'The Ballot Is Stronger Than the Bullet'

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 02.19.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The Israeli general election, scheduled for March 17, can be fateful for the Israeli Arabs. If they want equal distribution of resources to improve their socioeconomic conditions, fully integrate into Israeli society, and contribute constructively to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, they must now fully exercise their right to vote and not squander this historic opportunity.

What an American Jew Really Thinks of Netanyahu, Israel and Religion

Stu Kreisman | Posted 02.13.2015 | World
Stu Kreisman

Over the past few weeks I have been called anti-Semitic, a Nazi lover, a self-hating Jew, a disgrace to "my people" and worse, all because I despise the war mongering, self-promoting Netanyahu and his policy of continuing to build settlements.

Samantha Lachman

Citizens Jewnited: Meet The Israeli Grassroots Group Seeking To Unseat Netanyahu

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A nonpartisan grassroots group in Israel has come under fire from conservative Jews -- in both Israel and in the U.S. -- for using Ameri...

Why Netanyahu's Use of the Holocaust Is a Vile Form of Propaganda

H. A. Goodman | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Not only is this shameful misuse of history an insult to the victims of Nazi terror, but it utilizes their lives and deaths without their consent.

Kerry Blusters Again

Amanda Botfeld | Posted 12.19.2014 | College
Amanda Botfeld

John Kerry isn't doing himself any favors. When it comes to Israel, the Secretary of State may be remembered more for his gaffes than his accomplishme...

What Has This Gaza War Changed?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

This conflict has, perhaps in ways that are not immediately evident, changed the strategic environment for both Israel and the Palestinians. The questions of whether they are aware of this and how they will adapt will be central for the futures of both people.

Israel and Hamas Are Both Winning and Both Losing in Gaza

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The cycle is set so that even before this conflict, and the ones before it, started, both sides were almost guaranteed of victory on their own terms.

'Our Soldiers Are The Only Innocents In Gaza': Here's What Israel's Far-Right Is Saying

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

Want to understand the political mood in an increasingly militant Israel? Meet Moshe Feiglin, a West Bank settler who is one of eight deputy speakers ...

The Unheard Voices Against the Occupation

David A. Love | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
David A. Love

Among Jewish Americans and Israelis themselves, there is a diversity of opinion on the Israeli invasion of Gaza and on the Occupation of the Palestinian people.

Time for United Nations Intervention

James Zogby | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

Reactions to the horrific back-to-back kidnappings and murders of three young Israelis and a Palestinian teen have made clear several disturbing realities that must not be ignored.

U.S. Culpability in the Failure of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Stephen Zunes | Posted 08.09.2014 | World
Stephen Zunes

The Obama administration would have to challenge the Israeli government's hard line toward the Palestinians in order for the peace process to be successful. Unfortunately, the White House apparently had no interest in doing so.

Nuclear Deal With Iran: Netanyahu Is Paying a Steep Price for Fanning Fear

Carlo Strenger | Posted 01.24.2014 | World
Carlo Strenger

Netanyahu has always liked to think of himself as a daring leader a la Churchill. He is about to find out that it takes more than cigars and grand rhetoric to actually become a great leader.

Prisoner Release Agonizing for Israeli Terror Victim Families

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Anav Silverman

Outside Ofer prison, near Ramallah on Monday night, thousands of demonstrators gathered to protest the release of 26 Palestinian prisoners.

Kerry's Challenge

James Zogby | Posted 08.22.2013 | World
James Zogby

Who is Netanyahu fooling, his cabinet and government, or the U.S. president and secretary of state? This is what John Kerry will have to discern as he attempts to move forward.

It Turns Out the GOP Did Win the Election -- In Israel

Oren Frank | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Oren Frank

Considering the fact that the new Israeli government is practically a Republican regime, it was surprising to see how President Obama seemed happy in his visit to Israel.

The Anti-Hagel Gambits: Clever, But Not Really That Clever

William Bradley | Posted 04.17.2013 | World
William Bradley

So what does all this latest angry maneuvering around former Senator Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense amount to? Not that much, actually.

The Tea Party-Ization of the Israeli Right

Guy Ziv | Posted 03.31.2013 | World
Guy Ziv

The similarities between the leverage of the American tea party movement on the Republican party and the growing influence of the religious nationalist ideologues in Israel is striking.

Inside the Israeli Elections

Matthew RJ Brodsky | Posted 01.24.2013 | World
Matthew RJ Brodsky

What comes next in the political horse-trading necessary to create a governing coalition will be interesting and Netanyahu has many possibilities.

Netanyahu Scrambles To Keep His Job

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 03.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's election has put a suave former TV news anchor and political novice in the role of kingmaker, and he has signaled he will u...

Netanyahu's Coalition Loss May Usher in an "Israeli Spring"

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud/Beitenu right wing slate limped across the Israeli electoral finish line, leaving a trail of lost Knesset seats in its wake and the loss of incalculable political fortune. It will surely represent a personal rebuke and a vote of popular no confidence in Netanyahu's leadership.

Key Parties In Israel's Election

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

Summary of the main political parties competing in Israel's parliamentary elections. Exit polls show a small majority for Prime Minister Benjamin Neta...

Welcome the Winner/Loser Benjamin Netanyahu

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

Today's election result in Israel is not just a personal humiliation for Netanyahu, it may be the beginning of a realignment of Israeli politics, and with it the end of the Likud party as we have known it until now.

Obama and Netanyahu -- The Saga Continues

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 03.18.2013 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

As American policy, as well as that of the European Union, continues to be based on the two-state solution, Netanyahu will have to confront this issue head on, and very early in his second term.