Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will be one of the first passengers on Israeli airline El Al’s new route between Boston and Tel Aviv.
JERUSALEM—Despite the lynching in the Golan Heights of a wounded Syrian rebel by a mob that dragged him out of a military ambulance, Israel will continue to provide medical care to wounded Syrians brought to the Golan border, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Wednesday.
JERUSALEM – The shooting death of an Israeli student on the West Bank last weekend as he visited an ancient spring is the latest in what Israeli authorities have come to call “lone wolf” attacks.
JERUSALEM—A year after fighting a fierce war in the Gaza Strip, Israel and Hamas are engaged in indirect talks aimed at achieving a long-term cease-fire agreement.
By the summer of 2013, President Obama had convinced several key Israelis that he wasn’t bluffing about using force against the Iranian nuclear program. Then he failed to enforce his red line against Syrian dictator Bashar Assad—and the Israelis realized they’d been snookered. Michael Oren, the former Israeli ambassador to the United States, recalls the shock inside his government. “Everyone went quiet,” he said in a recent interview. “An eerie quiet. Everyone understood that that was not an option, that we’re on our own.”
In his new memoir, former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren documents the rapid dissolution of the historically close U.S.-Israel alliance under President Barack Obama. Oren recounts being threatened and intimidated at multiple junctures by Obama and his senior officials, marking many firsts in a relationship that has long been the cornerstone of American foreign policy.
As the Israel Defense Force continues to be misrepresented on the international stage, Capt. Matan Katzman spoke out to the Human Rights Subcommittee of the European Parliament in the face of criticism from Break the Silence, a group serving to expose supposed “wrongdoings” by the Israeli army.
The White House is denying that President Barack Obama extended an invitation to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following the expected finalization of nuclear deal with Iran at the end of this month.
Obama administration staffers listened in on and “cheered” the private scolding of a former Israeli ambassador by senior a State Department official, according to new disclosures by that ambassador, Michael Oren.
JERUSALEM—Israel is considering the creation of a “safe zone” on the Syrian side of the Golan border where members of the threatened Druze sect could shelter under the protection of guns on the Israeli side of the border and receive humanitarian aid, according to the Israeli news site Walla.