Jewish-nation bill frays Israel's delicate social fabric
1 of 2. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement, on his intent to enact a law to define Israel as a Jewish nation state, at Independence Hall in Tel Aviv, where Israel's declaration of independence was first read by its first ...
Israel Narrows Its Democracy
Bennett rejects US criticism of Jewish state bill: 'We'll manage Israel's ...
After 'Jewish state' outcry, PM says Israel most democratic country
Analysis: Another chapter in the US-Israel 'crisis'
US-Israeli relations are much wider and broader than just the ties between the two leaders. They encompass Congress, the Pentagon, the business community, public support. And on each of those counts, the relationship is strong, even very strong.
United States working to renew oil deal with Israel
The United States "is in close contact with the government of Israel on extending the longstanding memorandum of understanding" between the two countries on emergency oil supplies, a State Department official said on the condition of anonymity.
US to renew Israel oil pact
Why Israel was Chuck Hagel's biggest fan
Pop quiz: aside from Chuck Hagel himself, who is most mourning the Defense Secretary's just-announced departure from the Obama administration? This week's reporting suggests a somewhat surprising answer: Israel, a country that seemed to oppose ...
Republicans Attacked Chuck Hagel for Being Anti-Israel. He Turned Out to Be ...
The bitter irony is that Israel is the sorriest to see Hagel go
US defense secretary to resign under pressure
Israeli police chief criticizes Jewish activists
This May 29, 2013 photo, shows Israeli singer-songwriter Amir Benayoun during a concert at the port city of Ashdod, Israel. Israel's President Reuven Rivlin canceled the appearance of Benayoun at a high-profile public event following the star's release ...
Netanyahu: Recognition of Israel as nation state of Jews is basis for future ...
Recognition of Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people is the basis of any future peace accord, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, responding to critics both domestic and abroad claiming that the controversial “Jewish state ...
Washington Post (blog)
An Israeli argument for the EU to recognize Palestine
Washington Post (blog)
As WorldViews wrote earlier, it all reflects widespread European frustration with Israel's continued expansion of settlements into the West Bank and East Jersualem, which the Palestinians and the international community regard as the future capital of ...
Israel Leader Vows to Pass Nationality Law
Israel's prime minister vowed Monday to pass a contentious nationality law that has threatened the stability of his fragile coalition government, but he left the door open for negotiations to soften it. The bill formally would identify Israel as the ...
Israel Mulls Hard-Line Legislation After Attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) — In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The decision, which set off a stormy ...
Israel Could Soon Be Forced To Take Major Military Actions
The Jerusalem Post writes today that an “Israeli official cites 'sunset clause' in proposed comprehensive deal, which guarantees Iran a path into the nuclear club and may corner Israel into war.” The Post goes on to report: “But compounding Israel's ...
Israel greets extension of Iran nuclear talks with relief
US, Israel praise extension as safe path forward in Iran nuclear talks
Israel mulls preemptive attack on Iran as nuclear talks falter