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Trump Cuts State Dept. Budget by 28%, Israel’s Share Intact

19 Adar 5777 – March 16, 2017
Trump originally wanted a 37% reduction in the State Department's budget, but gave in to pressure from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

DM Liberman to Secy of State Tillerson: Settlements No Obstacle to Peace

12 Adar 5777 – March 10, 2017
"Even the uprooting of 21 blossoming communities in Gaza didn't lead to peace, but rather, to rocket fire aimed at Israel."

State Dept. Calls on Iran to Return Missing American Robert Levinson

12 Adar 5777 – March 9, 2017
"Over the last decade his family has suffered from his absence... We will not rest until the Levinson family is whole again."

Iran Among Main Issues on Netanyahu-Trump Agenda

20 Shevat 5777 – February 15, 2017
This is not the first time these two have met; but it's likely one of their most important meetings.

US: Condemns Terrorism by Nameless Murderer From Non-Entity

11 Tevet 5777 – January 8, 2017
A deputy spokesperson for the US State Department condemned the murderous terror attack that left four Israelis dead in Jerusalem.

Full Text: Reaction by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Secy Kerry’s Speech [video]

29 Kislev 5777 – December 29, 2016
"Israeli families have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country and advance peace. My family has been one of them."

Full Text: Speech by Secretary of State John Kerry at State Department

"I believe the negotiations did not fail because the gaps were too wide, but because the level of trust was too low."

Kerry Defends Obama Decision to Abstain at UNSC Vote Condemning Israel

29 Kislev 5777 – December 28, 2016
US Secy of State John Kerry attacked the Netanyahu administration in his farewell speech at the State Department.

Ex-MK, Accused Spy for Hezbollah, Got A Visa to Speak in Washington DC

8 Tishri 5777 – October 9, 2016
Accused Israeli Arab spy and ex-MK Azmi Bishara is slated to speak in Washington DC, and got a US visa to do it.

Israel, US Seal MOU: ‘Largest Pledge of Military Assistance in US History’

11 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
Israel and the US have closed their Memorandum of Understanding on a 10-year defense funding deal: Israel gets the funds with which to buy product from America.

US 2nd Circuit Appeals Court Reverses Anti-Terror Verdict Against Palestinian Authority, PLO

28 Av 5776 – August 31, 2016
The court case involving the families of terror victims against the Palestinian Authority takes a new turn, and further appeal may be required.

US Denies Conditioning $400 Million Payment on Prisoner Release Was Ransom

15 Av 5776 – August 19, 2016
The Obama administration still insists it paid "no ransom" to Iran in order to get back four hostages held by Tehran. But where is Bob Levinson, the only Jew?

Israel: Okay to Demolish 30 Illegal Structures in “Arab” Susiya

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
As the US and EU double down on Israel, the state says it can take down 30 illegal shacks in Arab Susiya, but won't decide yet.

FBI Backs Down, Hillary Clinton Not Charged on Personal Server Use at State Dept.

30 Sivan 5776 – July 5, 2016
The FBI will not recommend criminal charges against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

State Dept. Says Liberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Direction of Israeli Govt

19 Iyyar 5776 – May 26, 2016
The US is less that pleased that Israel's new defense minister will be Yisrael Beytenu's Avigdor Liberman, making the expanded coalition stronger on the right.

Bill Introduced to Undo US Ban on Label ‘Made in Israel’ if Beyond Green...

23 Shevat 5776 – February 2, 2016
Bill introduced to rescind administration's rule banning "made in Israel" label for goods made in Judea and Samaria.

Israel Condemned for Preparing to Designate State Land in Jordan Valley

11 Shevat 5776 – January 21, 2016
The last time Israel designated a lot as state land was in August 2014, after 3 yeshiva teens were murdered.

Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties with Iran, Gives 48 Hours for Iranian Diplomats to Leave...

23 Tevet 5776 – January 4, 2016
The Muslim Middle East continues unraveling: Saudis cut relations with Iran, Iranians torch Saudi Embassy

US Secy John Kerry Returns to Israel

10 Kislev 5776 – November 22, 2015
US Secy John Kerry returns to Israel on Sunday for talks in Jerusalem, Ramallah, "Tel Aviv" and then Abu Dhabi, on regional issues and Syria.

Protests Lead to Removal of Hamas Incitement from Social Media

3 Heshvan 5776 – October 16, 2015
Protests from various American Jewish organizations have led to the removal of Hamas incitement from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram. Simon Wiesenthal Center's Rabbis Marvin...

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