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Bibi Urges Obama To Keep Iran Sanctions

AP | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging President Barack Obama not to let up on sanctions against Iran. Netanyahu says he a...

Obama Talks Gaza With Israeli, Egyptian Leaders

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama spoke separately to Israeli and Egyptian leaders Friday night as violence escalated in Gaza and Israel signa...

Romney Wins Support Of Americans In Israel

AP | LAUREN E. BOHN | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- American expatriates in Israel are lining up strongly behind Republican candidate Mitt Romney, in contrast to their fellow Jews back in t...

Obama or Romney: Who Loves Israel More?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 09.30.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

When Democrats say Romney is "anti-Israel" or Republicans say Obama is, don't believe them. If "pro-Israel" means following Binyamin Netanyahu's lead on all matters relating to the Middle East, they are one and the same. And that is the pity.

What Obama and Israel Are Really Up to With Iran, and Each Other

Death Race | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Tensions remain. But one reason why Monday's meeting between Netanyahu and Obama ended with less rancor than did their last tete-a-tete is that Israel is growing more comfortable with U.S. policy -- secret U.S. policy.

GOP Hopefuls Lambaste Obama

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopefuls took turns lambasting President Barack Obama's policy toward Israel on Wednesday, accusing him of ...

Sam Stein

Romney Takes A Swipe At Obama After Hot-Mic Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's hot-mic moment with French President Nicolas Sarkozy was more embarrassing for the latter than the former, with the French pr...

Strategy for Palestine Still Missing Implementation Plan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.15.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Palestinian strategy towards statehood is making significant progress among certain international political circles, but it is still lacking the necessary coordination and cohesion to bear the desired results.

Those Who Say Israel Should Fear the Wrath of Obama

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.30.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

What I do have a problem with is the large number of commentators -- the vast majority Jewish -- who say that in defying Obama on the '67 borders Netanyahu has provoked the President's wrath and Israel will now suffer the consequences.

AIPAC Lashes Out At Obama Administration Over Israel Statements

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel lobbying group, released a statement over the weekend lacing into President Obama for wha...

'Barack Obama' In Israeli TV Advert (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Israeli satellite TV company called Yes has taken Barack Obama's trademark "Yes we can" campaign slogan and turned it into a commercial. Featuring...

U.S. Admits Israeli-Palestinian Talks Over 2-State Solution Not Happening Soon

washingtonpost.com | Karen DeYoung and Howard Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- The Obama administration has concluded that an early resumption of high-level negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians over a Palesti...

Ethan Bronner: In The Mideast, Force Trumps Diplomacy

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM As the Obama administration tries to broker a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there is a dark truth lurking: force has produ...

Israelis on the Street Excoriate Obama (VIDEO)

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

There is a wide gap between American Jews and Israeli Jews on Barack Obama. American Jews, who know him well, like him and trust him. Israelis do not.

Netanyahu 'Scores Points' In Israel For Standing Up To Obama

washingtonpost.com | Howard Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug. 18 -- For five months, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been fending off U.S. pressure to halt the expansion of West Bank...

Rahm Emanuel Bears Brunt Of Israelis Disappointment, Anger

politico.com | KENNETH P. VOGEL | | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the Obama administration presses Israel to cease settlement expansion as part of a renewed push for a Middle East peace deal--a course of action th...

West Bank Settlers Send Defiant Message To Obama, "That Arab They Call A President"

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NERIA, West Bank In this land of endless history and ethereal beauty, several thousand Jewish settlers gathered on a dozen West Bank hills with makesh...

Israel Deflects Settlement Freeze Calls From Obama, International Community

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel deflected growing international demands for a settlement freeze Saturday, saying the issue should be dealt with in future pea...

Israel Pulling Forces Out Of 4 West Bank Cities After Obama Pressure

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Bowing to pressure from Washington, Israel granted U.S.-trained Palestinian security forces greater autonomy in four main West Bank ...

Israel Defies Obama's Settlement Demand, Authorizes Construction Of 300 New Homes In West Bank

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In defiance of President Obama's call for a halt to all settlement growth, Israel has authorized the construction of 300 new homes in the West Bank, H...

Haarets Launches Project To Monitor Outposts

Israel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The following is the first phase of a project aimed at helping monitor outposts and clarify the potential difficulty in countering them for the sake o...

Netanyahu: I Won't Second-Guess Obama On Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he isn't going to second-guess President Barack Obama's approach on Iran after the T...

US Pressures Israel On Gaza Blockade

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States has stepped up pressure on Israel regarding the Gaza Strip: Three weeks ago it sent Jerusalem a diplomatic note officially protestin...

Israel: Obama's Speech Won't Change Our Settlement Policy

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel will not heed President Barack Obama's powerful appeal to halt all settlement activity on lands the Palestinians claim for a ...

Israelis Divided Over Obama Speech

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel said it hoped President Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world Thursday would help usher in a "new period of reconciliatio...