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Yair Netanyahu Triggers Erdogan with ‘Istanbul is Constantinople’ Tweet

März 18, 2019No Comments

TEL AVIV – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to “twist the ear” of his son Yair to punish him for calling Istanbul by its former name of Constantinople. “You should twist the ear …

Ex-NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire Gets Israeli Citizenship

März 15, 2019No Comments

TEL AVIV – Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire was granted Israeli citizenship on Wednesday. 

Florida Advances Bill Prohibiting Antisemitic Speech

März 14, 2019No Comments

TEL AVIV — A bill that would define anti-Semitism as racism, bar religion-based discrimination at schools and universities as well the demonization of Israel was unanimously approved by the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee Tuesday.

Trump Echoes Jexodus: ‚Jewish People are Leaving the Democratic Party‘

März 14, 2019No Comments

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump retweeted a post by model Elizabeth Pipko, a spokesperson from Jexodus — the group that bills itself as encouraging young Jews to abandon the Democratic party.

BDS Fail: Columbia Student Leaders Reject Boycott Motion Against Israel

TEL AVIV – Student leaders at Columbia University on Sunday rejected a motion in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel in a secret ballot. 

Trump Quoted Saying ‚Democrats Hate Jewish People‘

President Donald Trump reportedly told a room full of Republican donors on Friday night that “the Democrats hate Jewish people.”

Lindsey Graham: Giving Up Golan Heights Would Be Israeli Strategic Nightmare

März 11, 2019No Comments

TEL AVIV – Senator Lindsey Graham, on a visit to Israel’s north with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said Israel must keep the Golan Heights or face a „strategic nightmare,“ and vowed that he would work to get U.S. recognition of the area as part of…

Report: Trump Says He’d Win 98% of Vote if He Ran in Israeli Election

März 11, 2019No Comments

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump reportedly told a room full of Republican donors on Friday night that he would gain 98% of the vote if he ran in the upcoming elections in Israel.

Netanyahu Warns Hamas After Latest Terror Balloons: ‚Don’t Test Us‘

März 11, 2019No Comments

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hamas that a major IDF operation was not out of the question, and told the Gaza-ruling terror group „not to test us“ as violence continued to flare up around the border area, with the weekend seeing a…

Poll: Liberal Democrats Least Sympathetic Towards Israel

TEL AVIV – Support for Israel among the American public is at the lowest it has been in a decade, liberal Democrats the least sympathetic towards Israel, a poll released Wednesday by Gallup showed.