Israel

Israel’s Relationship With China Emerges as Concern for U.S.

In meetings with Israeli officials, the Trump admin will raise concerns about China

Chinese president Xi Jinping and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017Israel's increasingly close relationship with China has emerged as a top concern for the Trump administration, which is likely to press the issue during high-level meetings this week with the Israeli government, the administration's assistant secretary for near eastern affairs told the Washington Free Beacon.

Israeli Parliament Nominates Netanyahu to Form New Government

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli parliament formally nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to form a new coalition government despite his upcoming trial on corruption charges, bringing him closer to a fifth term after more than a year of political stalemate.

BDS Co-Founder Says Anti-Israel Boycotts Don’t Apply to Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

Enemies of Jewish state briefly suspend anti-Semitism if Israel can save their lives

The co-founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which urges a complete boycott of Israeli-made products, encouraged the movement's supporters to seek out one Israel-made product, if it materializes: a vaccine to inoculate them against the coronavirus.

‘Missing a Tablespoon of Blood’: Quincy Institute Scholar Laments Lack of Violence Amid Corona Outbreak in Israel 

Sarah Leah Whitson / TwitterThe managing director for research and policy of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft appeared to celebrate the draconian measures employed by the Israeli government to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Then she argued that whatever discomforts they impose on Israeli citizens, it is not enough to compensate for the suffering Israel has inflicted on its Palestinian neighbors. 

House Dems Block Anti-BDS Bill

House Democrats on Wednesday blocked the consideration of a bill that would have prohibited domestic support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.