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Bibi Republican

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

I am an Israeli. But I caucus with the Republicans.

An Israel Supporter Who Won't Be at the Prime Minister's Speech

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

I strongly agree with both the prime minister of Israel and the president of the United States that Iran can never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon. That is why I feel particularly anguished that the ill-advised invitation from House Speaker Boehner has managed to threaten, in my view, both the security of Israel and the historic bipartisan support in the Congress.

Bibi Slams World Powers Over Iran Nuke Talks

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.25.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — In his sharpest criticism yet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that world powers "have given up" on stoppi...

Susan Rice: Netanyahu Visit 'Destructive' To U.S.-Israel Relationship

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics

Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's national security adviser, said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned speech in front of a joint se...

Netanyahu Declines Invite To Meet With Senate Democrats

Reuters | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined on Tuesday an invitation to meet with U.S. Senate Democrats during h...

Report: Mossad Less Worried About Iran's Nuke Program Than Bibi

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.24.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Mossad spy agency in October 2012 had a less alarmist view of Iran's nuclear program than an assessment delivered by Prime ...

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 in Congress: Confronting a Train Wreck

Rabbi David A. Teutsch | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion
Rabbi David A. Teutsch

This is my first fully public statement criticizing a sitting Israeli government official. This statement comes after careful consideration because I am heartbroken about the current state of affairs. Like an increasing number of American Jews, I want to make it clear that Netanyahu does not speak for me.

Netanyahu On Collision Course With White House

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

* Israeli PM to address U.S. Congress about Iran on March 3 * Ties between White House and Israel at 20-year low, experts say ...

U.S. Accuses Israel Of Inaccurate Leaks On Iran Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

(Adds White House spokesman comments, background) By Julia Edwards and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Th...

Israel Eyes European Jewish Immigration After Denmark Attack

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, Feb 15 (Reuters) - After a deadly shooting at a Denmark synagogue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday such attacks wi...

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.

Madeleine Albright: Netanyahu Should Deal With Problems 'In His Neighborhood' Instead Of Speaking To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said she thinks Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should not travel to the United States to give ...

Samantha Lachman

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

Sam Stein

Netanyahu Speech Critics In Congress Say They're Gaining Steam | Sam Stein | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A congressman urging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to delay his speech to Congress next month said more than 20 of his colle...

Patrick Leahy: Netanyahu Address To Congress 'A Tawdry And High-Handed Stunt'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said in a statement Tuesday he would skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress...

Bernie Sanders Says He'll Skip Netanyahu's Speech To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender & Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Monday he would skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress next month. ...

Bibi Won't Back Down From Speech Despite Imploding U.S.-Israel Relations

Haaretz | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

Israeli consuls general in the United States have warned the Foreign Ministry to expect fierce negative reactions to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Sam Stein

Dems Scramble To Respond To Ill-Timed Netanyahu Visit | Sam Stein | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It seems that House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to give a joint address to C...

The Tragic Tear In U.S.-Israel Relations

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The Israelis must deny Netanyahu another term in office because should he win, his victory will demonstrate that they are following a blind shepherd who is systematically destroying Israel's vital relations with the U.S. at a time when Israel is in dire need of America's unmitigated backing.

Mr. Netanyahu Goes to Washington: What to Say

Dr. Richard Chasdi | Posted 02.02.2015 | World
Dr. Richard Chasdi

What Netanyahu should ask Congress for is their support for the development of a full blown nuclear deterrence capability that relies on a modified "triad" framework similar to the one at the heart of the American system of deterrence used during the Cold War.

Israeli Center-Left Alliance Looks To Unseat Netanyahu

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.29.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved his unwieldy coalition and called new elections last month, he appeared almost cer...

What Is the Sound of a Politician Falling in the Forest?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

After a State of the Union Address, we're used to a rebuttal from the other party. This year, two of them turned out to be on the schedule.

The Netanyahu Disaster

The Atlantic | Posted 01.27.2015 | World

Benjamin Netanyahu believes he has just one job, and that is to stop Iran from getting hold of nuclear weapons....

Chris Wallace, Shep Smith Criticize Netanyahu's Visit To Congress

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Media

Fox News' Shep Smith and Chris Wallace lashed out at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday following Wednesday's announcement that he wo...