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Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The merger of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the Yisrael Beiteinu party of Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday has left-wing parties scrambling for a solution to the sudden show of solidarity on the part of the pro-nationalist camp.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Memorials for two memorable Jews took place this weekend, though they stood, perhaps, on opposite sides of the political spectrum.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
In light of the ongoing attacks on civilian areas near Gaza, and the advancement of aggression by terrorist elements against the 200,000 person-strong ancient biblical city and modern-day metropolis of Be'ersheva, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's cabinet issued the following statement through the Government Press Office:
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti stood behind Europe’s imposition of sanctions against Iran, saying they are “inflicting pain” against the country which has chosen to continue with its nuclear program rather than put an end to international critique and ostracism. Speaking during a visit to Jerusalem alongside Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Monti said “Israel’s security […]
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Over at the Likud, many appear unimpressed by their party leader's bold move, which is expected to be voted on at the Likud conference on Monday. Several Likud ministers are weighing a vote against the union. Minister of Improvement of Government Services Michael Eitan has so far been the most vociferous against the move, saying he fears that Likud would suffer from this rightward turn.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
A few months after he had been elected, President Barack Obama attempted to renew on a gradual basis U.S. diplomatic relations with Iran.
Posted on: October 27th, 2012News & Views → Media
While the Sun Sentinel took a chance with Barack Obama in 2008, it is switching sides and endorsing Romney this time. After acknowledging the tough economic environment Obama inherited, the Sun Sentinel's editorial board doesn't find a healthy plan for moving forward, and says that instead, "the president falls back on the tired talking point of increasing taxes for the wealthy." While agreeing that everyone wants the tax code to be fair, the problem is in seeing "how raising taxes is going to kickstart jobs in the private sector."
Posted on: October 26th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Last week, the British government protested to the U.N. the “anti-Semitic” remarks made by Special Rapporteur Richard Falk.
Posted on: October 25th, 2012Special Features → Israel Elections 5773
In a move that took everyone by surprise, including their own party members, Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beiteinu party and the Likud have joined forces ahead of the upcoming elections and will be running as a joint list.
Posted on: October 25th, 2012News & Views → Media
A new book shows clearly the parallels between Iran during Carter's regime and today.
Posted on: October 25th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
A new survey commissioned by Israel Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Liberman shows a near-tie between the Likud under Benjamin Netanyahu and a party led by former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, bolstered by Tzipi Livni.
Posted on: October 25th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
In his daily column, Al-Ahram's Dr. Osama Al-Ghazali Harb referred to a MEMRI TV clip showing Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi at a Friday prayers, October 19, nodding his head and answering "amen" as the preacher curses "the Jews." According to Harb, the clip was an embarrassment for Morsi, who must reconcile his commitment to the peace agreement with Israel and the fact that he, basically, would like to wipe out Israel. Watch the clip and read excerpts from the Harb article, published by MEMRI.
Posted on: October 24th, 2012InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
New York City Councilman Dan Halloran is looking to pull off a BobTurner-like victory as a Republican congressional candidate in a predominantly Democratic Queens congressional district (the newly redistricted 6th CD).
Posted on: October 24th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
In a meeting with Vice-President of the European Commission Catherine Ashton, who is visiting Israel, Liberman said: "We will not tolerate this situation for many days."
Posted on: October 24th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani was the first head of state to enter Gaza since Hams took over, back in 1999.
Posted on: October 24th, 2012News & Views
A video in support of President Obama produced by the sister of comedian Sarah Silverman will begin airing in Florida.
Posted on: October 24th, 2012News & Views → On Campus / Education
On university campuses, students have for the most part remained stalwart supporters of their original candidate, and the debates have merely informed and educated student voters. Still, it appears that many Zionist students are unforgiving of President Obama’s foreign policies, and demand that immediate action be taken in attending to Iran’s nuclear program.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Now, suddenly, there’s been a reconciliation at the helm of the National Religious Party.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
The link was posted with the tweet to an anti-Semitic video by Eustace Mullins, a conspiracy theorist and anti-Semite who claims the Jews are at war with the Western World. In the video, he claimed that the word "Nazi" is translated to mean "National Socialist" and "Zionist." Check out a Eustace Mullins clip...
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