Tag archive for ‘Prime Ministers of Israel’

Netanyahu rejects calls to offer asylum for Syrian refugees

Israel is not indifferent to the human tragedy of the refugee crisis but is small and cannot simply throw open its doors to the flood, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday at the weekly cabinet meeting, More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The Molten Three

I MUST admit that Moshe ”Bogie” Ya’alon did not top the list of my favorite politicians. The former army Chief of Staff and present Minister of Defense looked to me like a mere lackey of Netanyahu More...

News Brief On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Netanyahu to U.S. Jews: Don’t Let Deal Supporters Quash Real Iran Debate Prime minister addressed Jewish community in live webcast on the contentious accord.

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to the Web on Tuesday to call on American Jews to publicly oppose the nuclear deal with Iran signed in Vienna last month. In his address, More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, July 31st, 2015

Uri Avnery: A Task in search of a Hero

SOME 60 YEARS ago the new Egyptian ruler, Gamal Abd-al-Nasser, wrote a book about the “Philosophy of the Revolution”. Imitating the playwright Luigi Pirandello (“Six Characters in Search More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

U2’s Bono Dedicates Song in Toronto Concert to Shimon peres

– – Legendary U2 frontman Bono had some kind words for former Israeli President Shimon peres who was in attendance at the band’s concert in Toronto on Monday. The musician dedicated the band’s More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Netanyahu to Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias: ‘we are committed to help in any way we can to ensure your success’

Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias arrived in Israel for a three-day visit, in spite of his nation’s ongoing economic crisis. The Greeks were determined to go ahead with the visit, planned weeks More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Israeli Government Dumps Conversion Reform

– – The Israeli Cabinet voted today to dump plans to overhaul the country’s regulations on conversions to Judaism which had been approved by Binyamin Netanyahu’s last government. The religious More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu ‘Snuck’ Into Hospital Twice

– – Is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu sick, and if so, who is his designated successor? Those are the questions Israelis are asking now that the news has broken that he twice snuck into to More...

Globes On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Netanyahu defers Knesset vote on gas agreement powers

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to defer the Knesset vote on transferring to the full government the minister of the economy’s powers to override Antitrust Commissioner David Gilo’s More...

Reggie Reiner On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Michael Douglas In Israel to Receive $1 Million Genesis Prize

– – Michael Douglas is in Israel to receive the $1 million Genesis Prize for Jewish heritage. The Oscar winning actor visited The Peres Center for Peace and spoke out against the BDS movement against More...

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