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Netanyahu: Everything's Fine! | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his most detailed comments yet here on Monday about his spat with the Obama administratio...

Anti-Defamation League Urges Benjamin Netanyahu To Cancel Congress Speech

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak before Congress on March 3, but there's a growing chorus of voices calling on him to c...

SOTU's Optimism, Populism, Patriotism

Mark Green | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Mark Green


After Obama's popular SOTU agenda to "I won twice," Matalin and Corn debate if he will shape the next two years or 10 with his framework of An Economy for All. Sure looks like he has already now that McConnell and Romney agree the rich have gotten richer at the expense of the poor! Is Boehner-Bibi payback for Speaker forced to sit glumly for an hour?

A 'Humane King's' Words Resonate Twenty Years Later

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.24.2014 | World
Dorian de Wind

I have always liked and admired the late King Hussein of Jordan. In my opinion, he was a kind, wise leader -- a haven of peace, reason and steadfastness in the always-troubled Middle East.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Bad Week On Twitter Gets NSFW

Andrew Hart | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

What interest would the prime minister of Israel, a man frequently critical of Iran, have in the Twitter account of an Iranian sex literature library?...

A Message From A Longstanding Zionist to the Israeli People

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 10.08.2013 | World
Robert K. Lifton

As former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin warned recently Israel is "approaching a point of no return." The current negotiations may be the last clear chance to save a two state solution.

Israeli Prime Minister Presents Obama With Unique Gift

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have given President Barack Obama one of the most unusual gifts in history: a 2,000-year-old stone. B...

Obama Avoids Meeting With Netanyahu

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

By Matt Spetalnick and Allyn Fisher-Ilan WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM, Sept 11 (Reuters) - In a highly unusual rebuff to a close ally, the White House said...

Your Red Lines Are Not Our Red Lines

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.27.2012 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

With negotiations about to start next month between Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany, this is hardly the moment to roil the atmosphere with saber-rattling talk.

Can Larry David Bring Peace To The Middle East?

Posted 01.30.2012 | Entertainment

Larry David isn't generally known as a peace maker, but an episode of his show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm," could just help solve one of the most intracta...

President Obama: Don't Just Talk Peace, Make Peace

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

I would urge the president to go further than he did in this speech and declare his intention to personally invest in bringing the parties together toward the goal of a final agreement.

An Outsider Comes Home to 5,000 Chabad Colleagues

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

It is not just Chabad that has changed so dramatically over the past 16 years. I have changed as well. My love for Chabad is just as deep, but I am past my infatuation. I see flaws that need to be corrected.

In Addressing US-Israel Tension, a Chance to Advance Peace Process

Peter A. Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter A. Joseph

The American proposal for Israel-Palestinian relations offers Israel an opportunity to show that it too is committed to a strong U.S.-Israel relationship and to advancing peace and security in the region.

Netanyahu Tries To Play Down Tensions With US

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) JERUSALEM — Israel's leader tried to play down tensions with the U.S. on Sunday after a rocky meeting at the White House last week, saying that...

Winograd vs. Harman in CA Primary: Will U.S. or Israel's Interests Come First?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

By jumping onto the "Israel can do no wrong" bandwagon, Rep. Waxman and Rep. Harman substitute short-term political advantage for a strategy that could protect Israel and its people.

Choices About Netanyahu

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Israelis repeatedly say that, on the Palestinian side, there is no partner for peace. I would turn this formula around and state that Benjamin Netanyahu is no partner for peace.

US 'Fabricated Symmetry' Bad for Middle East Peace Process

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Instead of this false symmetry in which charges are fabricated to appear balanced, the US president should simply lay out who has been responsible for the delayed peace process.

Bibi Goes to Washington: How About a Nuclear Free Middle East?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It might be the case that Netanyahu has far more friends in Washington than does the president.

Netanyahu Starting To Look Worried: Analysis

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

his week, for the first time since he took office, Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu has been looking worried. People who have spoken with him ...

Israel: Barak, Netanyahu Agreement Emerges Over Coalition Government

Jerusalem Post | GIL HOFFMAN and JPOST STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Defense Minister and Labor Chairman Ehud Barak and Prime Minister-designate Binyamin Netanyahu met early Tuesday morning and came to an agreement on a...

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Benjamin Netanyahu, one of Israel's most controversial political figures, is favored to win the election for prime minister over Tzipi Livni. Netany...

Benjamin Netanyahu for Dummies

Omri Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omri Marcus

Netanyahu last won Israel's election in 1996. His years in office were good for me; after all I am a comedy writer.

Life of an Israeli Government: Nasty, Brutish and Short

Natan Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Natan Sachs

Israel's inability to stay out of the news for long is due not merely to hawkish administrations or a near-impossible region. The lack of strategic leadership is also the product of a broken political system.