Hillary Clinton shouldn’t mention Israel in her campaign’s launch speech because it wouldn’t play well with Democratic Party activists, several top campaign advisers agreed last year.
Congress is pushing back against recent action by a United Nations body, which moved this week to designate Judaism’s holiest site in Jerusalem as only having connections to the Muslim faith, according to new communication by Congress to the U.N.’s secretary general-elect.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization passed a resolution on Thursday that diminishes the historic and spiritual connections of Judaism and Christianity to the city of Jerusalem after dozens of U.S. lawmakers called on the international body to reject the measure.
Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is in trouble with the pro-Israel community after newly revealed emails show that in 2009 she urged Bill Clinton not to speak to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, referring to the organization as “that crowd.”
A former Arab member of Israel’s parliament who was forced to flee the country after he was accused of working as a top Hezbollah operative is slated to speak next week in Washington, D.C., raising questions about how he obtained permission to enter U.S. soil.
A Palestinian terrorist group linked to the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a rocket attack in Israel on Wednesday, declaring it part of the “jihad against Jews.”
The Obama administration ignited a firestorm over the weekend when it stripped the city of Jerusalem as being located in Israel in an official communication sent following a memorial service for recently deceased former Israeli President Shimon Peres.
The Obama administration stripped Jerusalem from being located in Israel in its official communication of the president’s remarks in the ancient city at a memorial service for recently deceased former Israeli president Shimon Peres.
Former President Bill Clinton kept President Obama waiting on the tarmac Friday morning while Air Force One was trying to take off from Israel.
With the passing of Shimon Peres at the age of 93, two very different men died. The first was young, pragmatic and tough-minded, skilled in negotiation and focused on building Israel’s military strength. The second was older, a dreamer, resolutely focused on a vision of peace that proved stubbornly impervious to reality.