The Bernie Sanders campaign suspended its Jewish Outreach coordinator Simone Zimmerman Thursday after a Free Beacon report revealed the extent of Zimmerman’s anti-Israel sentiments.
A senior U.S. official has warned Congress that a massive U.S. aid package to Israel that has long been in the works may not be completed before the Obama administration comes to a close at the end of this year.
The Obama administration says it “will carefully consider” what are expected to be a series of United Nations Security Council Resolutions aimed at Israel in the coming months, generating accusations in Congress that Washington is gearing up to abandon Israel at the U.N., according to State Department officials and congressional sources apprised of the measure.
Can he take a Mulligan? Bernie Sanders’ interview with the editorial board of the New York Daily News revealed a candidate more interested in platitudes and dreams than in specifics and realities. He couldn’t even explain how his signature policy—breaking up the big banks—would work. His campaign might as well have sent Larry David in his place. The comic is better informed.
U.S. troops based in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula may be relocated amid increased security concerns regarding the risk of militant attacks in the region.
The son of a close adviser to Hillary Clinton praised the terrorist group Hamas and compared Israel to the terror group ISIS in a secretly recorded speech before an anti-Israel group.
Israel is America’s “indispensable ally” in fighting radical Islamic terrorism, but the U.S. does not have a coherent strategy for countering the threat, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said in an interview during his visit to the Jewish state this week.
The Israeli government on Wednesday pushed back against a new effort by Democrats to pressure the Obama administration into launching a probe of alleged Israeli human rights violations, a move that could threaten U.S. military aid to the Jewish state.
Prominent liberal writers and publications are lashing out at Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton over her pro-Israel rhetoric and the warm reception she received at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference this week.