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Trump Says Israel Should "Keep Moving Forward" Building Illegal Settlements

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reversed on his earlier pledge to be a neutral arbiter in the Israeli-Palestini...

Sanders and Clinton: Palestinian Defender vs. Israel Apologist

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

In the Brooklyn debate, Sanders said that in order to achieve peace in the region, the United States must play "an even-handed role," adding, "We cannot continue to be one-sided. There are two sides to the issue."

AIPAC Head Gives Emotional Apology For Trump Attack On Obama

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Without identifying him by name, leadership from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Tuesday condemned Republican presidenti...

Hillary Clinton Hits Donald Trump For Being Clueless On Foreign Policy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacked Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Monday, depicting him as fickle about...

Joe Biden Is Mad That Palestinian Party Glorified Israel Stabbing

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden censured the Palestinian Fatah Party Wednesday for glorifying the man who stabbed a dozen people on Tuesday, killing a U.S. A...

Who Are Israel's Friends?

Alan Elsner | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home
Alan Elsner

An op-ed in the New York Times by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon headlined "Don't Shoot the Messenger, Israel," raises the issue once again of who are our real friends in the world.

The U.S. Has Been Spying On Israel For Over A Decade: Report

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.29.2016 | Home

JERUSALEM, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The United States and Britain have monitored secret sorties and communications by Israel's air force in a hacking operat...

Bibi And Barack: Scenes From A Tense Marriage

HuffPost Highline | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.12.2015 | Home

Benjamin Netanyahu was waiting in a small, drab office in the administrative area of Ronald Reagan National Airport. It was March 2007, and he was abo...

Netanyahu Successfully Lobbies To Address Progressive Think Tank During DC Swing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sacrificed much of his popularity with the Democratic Party by crusading against the Ira...

What If Washington Were Jerusalem?

Stanley Weiss | Posted 09.18.2015 | Home
Stanley Weiss

WASHINGTON--As one of the American citizens who was born in Israel and is well versed in Middle East affairs, my friend Raphael Benaroya has an intere...

Time To Make Up: Netanyahu And Obama Will Meet At White House

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House in November for his first meeting with President Barack Obama since...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Half Of Americans Think The Nation's Relationship With Israel Has Weakened | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

A majority of Americans think the relationship between the U.S. and Israel has frayed, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. Fifty percent say the rela...

Jessica Schulberg

White House Chief of Staff Has Harsh Words For Israeli Leadership | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough brought a strong message to an American pro-Israel conference on Monday, telling a crowd of 3...

The Tragedy of Bibi's Victory

Reut Amit | Posted 05.19.2015 | Home
Reut Amit

More disturbing still is the electorate's responsiveness to Bibi's racist electoral tactics, which suggests that there is an appetite for such laws among a portion of the public.

Jessica Schulberg

Israeli Ambassador Skips Susan Rice's Speech at AIPAC | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer, who orchestrated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial speech to...

Almost Half of Israelis and Americans Agree: Netanyahu Should Not Speak to Congress

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Opinion can change, particularly as an event draws closer, so looking at polls of Israeli opinion in January and February may be misleading. That said, available polls show that while almost half of Israeli's oppose Netanyahu's address to Congress, the vast majority also say that it will not impact their decision at the voting box.

Christina Wilkie

Kerry: Netanyahu 'Welcome To Speak' In The U.S. | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday sought to downplay the growing diplomatic rift between the United States and Israel, telling ABC...

Opinions On Netanyahu's Speech Split Along Party Lines

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

Americans think that it was a breach of protocol for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak ...

Israeli Official Says Boehner Misled Netanyahu On Congress Speech

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

* Netanyahu to address U.S. Congress on Iran on March 3 * Democrats want speech to be called off (Adds U.S. Vice President Biden wi...

CIA And Mossad Killed Senior Hezbollah Figure In Car Bombing

The Washington Post | Posted 01.30.2015 | Home

On Feb. 12, 2008, Imad Mughniyah, Hezbollah’s international operations chief, walked on a quiet nighttime street in Damascus after dinner at a nearb...


The New York Times | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

The Obama administration, after days of mounting tension, signaled on Wednesday how angry it is with Israel that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acc...

Obama Chief Of Staff: Benjamin Netanyahu Didn't Spit In The Face Of The White House

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Sunday downplayed reports that the White House was furious with Israeli Prime Minister Ben...

After Criticism, Benjamin Netanyahu Defends Planned Speech To Congress

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

* Israeli leader to address Congress on March 3 * Will deliver speech two weeks before Israel's election * Netanyahu cri...

Ali Watkins

Biden To Israel: Trust Us On Iran | Ali Watkins | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden defended the Obama administration’s nuclear talks with Iran to a room full of Israeli government officials, p...

Samantha Lachman

Controversial Israeli Bill Met With Weak Opposition From American Jewish Groups | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A contentious bill that would prioritize Israel’s identity as a Jewish state over its democratic character has been met with limited o...