Category: Israeli Politics

Israeli Politics, US Politics

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Slams Obama Israel Policy in YU Graduation Speech

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was critical of former President Obama’s treatment of Israel, compared to that of the current administration, during a commencement speech he gave at Yeshiva University, his alma mater. “Should Israel still negotiate with the Palestinians even though Israel did not steal their land? Of course, it should, precisely because …

Israeli Politics, terror, World Politics

Operation Northern Shield: Where was UNIFIL?

Hezbollah Tunnel on Israeli-Lebanese border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced that with the discovery and destruction of the 6th Hezbollah tunnel leading from Lebanon into Israel, Operation Northern Shield is concluded and branded a success. The remarks were made during a visit to the Israeli-Lebanese border. The latest tunnel’s specs are impressive: 180ft deep underground 2,624ft dug under …

Israeli Politics, US Politics, World Politics

Replacing Israel, First Day Out

Rashida Tlaib Replaces Israel with "Palestine" post-it

On her first day in the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) displayed a map with a post-it conveniently stuck atop Israel that reads “Palestine.” This prompted the following tweet by Buzzfeed reporter Hannah Allam, “Someone has already made a slight alteration to the map that hangs in Rashida Tlaib’s new congressional office.” Someone …

Israeli Politics, terror, US Politics, World Politics

Failed UN Hamas Condemnation: 3 Rockets Daily for 17 Years!

Map showing reach of Hamas missiles (Lencer [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, has written a poignant analysis of the failed US-sponsored resolution to condemn Hamas. The vote failed, says Danon, because of “procedural maneuverings on the part of many morally bankrupt countries that failed to affirm what is self-evident – Hamas is a terrorist organization whose actions deserve unequivocal …

Israeli Politics, World Politics

Corbyn Tweets Chanuka Greeting Gets Pwned by Danny Ayalon

Danny Ayalon

Jeremy Corbyn keeps trying to show he doesn’t hate Jews. His latest effort was a tweet wishing Jews a happy Chanuka. Former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, tweeted the most awesome response: “Wait until he finds out Hanukkah is a Zionist holiday that celebrates the military victory of the Maccabees who liberated Jerusalem and …

Israeli Politics, US Politics, World Politics

Nikki Haley to Introduce Resolution Condemning Hamas at UN

Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley may be leaving her position as US ambassador to the UN at year’s end, but she’s still got a trick or two up her sleeve before she goes. Right now it’s a U.S. resolution to condemn Hamas rocket attacks against Israeli civilians, the launching of incendiary device balloons into Israel, and Hamas terror …

Israeli Politics, terror, US Politics, World Politics

Canada to UNRWA’s Rescue

UNRWA school, Jerusalem

After the U.S. decided to cut UNRWA funding by $300 million, Canada stepped up its funding to the agency to the tune of $50 million (probably Canadian dollars). This is a shame as the US and Israel have been attempting to persuade European leaders to cut funding until such time as the agency becomes accountable …

Israeli Politics, Massacres and Disasters

Arab MK Blames Victim Ari Fuld for His Own Death

Aida Touma-Sliman

Aida Touma-Sliman, an Arab Member of Knesset (MK) with the Joint List, blamed Ari Fuld’s death on the settler presence in Judea and Samaria. In other words, she blamed the victim. This was in response to a comment made by Likud MK Sharren Haskel at a session of the Knesset Committee for the Advancement of …

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UNRWA Needs Israel to Rescue Employees

UNRWA school, Jerusalem

UNRWA, the bloated organization that teaches young Arab children to hate Israel and perpetuates the Arab refugee crisis is now under siege by Gazan Arabs upset by budget cuts. This is after President Trump decided to cut funding to the organization, in light of revelations by the State Department regarding the actual number of refugees …

Israeli Politics, US Politics

Kerry Sucker Punches Bibi One Last Time

A smug John Kerry

Just when you think Kerry and his Israel-hating ways are gone for good, back he comes with another salvo against the Jewish State. This time Kerry says that Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel, sabotaged the Obama Administration’s efforts at a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-ruled Gaza in 2014. Kerry put all this and …