Israel

He Persisted

Column: Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister

On July 20, Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister. His first tenure lasted from 1996 to 1999. This second stint began in 2009. Bibi has won five elections since. The most recent victory, in April, was Pyrrhic. He failed to form a government. An unprecedented rematch is set for September.

Ilhan Omar Told Jewish Voters She Opposed BDS During Election

Omar now a co-sponsor of pro-BDS legislation

Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D., Minn.) backing of pro-Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) legislation in the House comes just about a year after she told Jewish voters in her district she viewed the anti-Israel movement as counter-productive to peace efforts.

Sanders: I Would ‘Probably Not’ Move U.S. Embassy Back to Tel Aviv

Other Dem candidates said they would not move it

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (D., Vt.) said he would "probably not" move the US embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv. Last year, the Trump administration made the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the American embassy in the country there.

Booker, Biden Leave Far-Left, Anti-Israel Activists Fuming

IfNotNow activist: Biden 'was trying to intimidate me'

Presidential candidates Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) and former Vice President Joe Biden left an anti-Israel group fuming over the weekend for not answering questions to its satisfaction about pressuring the Israeli government to end its "occupation" of the Palestinians.