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US-Israel Relationship

Pompeo heads to Israel, Mideast, Europe after taking oath

Newly sworn in US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will head from this week’s NATO meeting in Brussels directly on to high-level talks in Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan, his spokeswoman said Thursday.

Speaking on the tarmac of Joint Base Andrews in front of the secretary’s government jet as he arrived from his Supreme Court swearing in, Heather...

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April 7&8 Brooklyn Park, NY African Night To Honor Israel

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April 5 West Yarmouth, MA Spanish Stand With Israel

Iranian threats

Iran’s navy commander threatens to sink US Navy ships

A top Iranian general has threatened to sink the United States Navy’s ships, warning that the US would find itself in a “catastrophic situation” amid an ongoing war of words between the countries over the possibility President Donald Trump’s could exit a landmark nuclear deal.

“The actual information that the Americans have about us is much less...


Czech president announces 3-stage plan to move embassy to Jerusalem – eventually

The president of the Czech Republic on Wednesday announced the beginning of a process that will move the country’s diplomatic missions from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, though it remains unclear if and when Prague will actually open an embassy in the holy city.

President Miloš Zeman announced the three-staged move, which starts next month with...

President Trump

Trump: ‘Iran will pay if it restarts nuclear program’

US President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday not to follow through with threats to restart its nuclear program, as he and French President Emmanuel Macron struggled to find common ground on saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Weighing withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump declared that if the Iranians "restart their...

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

Disabled Christian Arab IDF veteran now combats BDS

A Christian Arab from Nazareth joined the IDF of his own volition and served in the elite Golani Brigade. During his service, he was wounded in the Second Lebanon War and upon his discharge found another way to serve his country: combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and improving ties between Israeli-Arabs and the state.

Amb Friedman

US envoy says Jerusalem under Israel is ‘model for coexistence in the world’

Jerusalem under Israeli sovereignty is a “model for coexistence” among the three major monotheistic religions, the US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said Monday.

At a panel discussion in the capital, the envoy also said intelligence cooperation between the two countries has saved American lives. At the same time, he expressed concern over...

Embassy Jerusalem

Foreign Affairs Ministry gears up for US Embassy move

The Foreign Affairs Ministry held a multi-person panel Sunday on the requisite preparations for the impending opening of the new American Embassy in Jerusalem, slated to be inaugurated May 14.

While the administration of US President Donald Trump has yet to release any official word on the identities of the dignitaries expected to arrive from...

Ethiopian Jews
Israeli Society

Israeli secret service ran fake luxury beach resort as front for smuggling Jewish refugees from Sudan

Israeli secret service agents ran an entire fake luxury beach resort in Sudan as a front for its operations in the 1980s, according to a BBC investigation.

A group of Mossad agents were tasked with smuggling thousands of Jewish refugees in Ethiopia, known as Beta Israelis, from Ethiopia to Israel in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Thousands of...


Iran threatens to ‘vigorously’ resume enrichment if US quits nuclear deal

Iran is ready to “vigorously” resume nuclear enrichment if the United States ditches the 2015 nuclear deal, and further “drastic measures” are being considered in response to a US exit, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Saturday.

Zarif told reporters in New York that Iran is not seeking to acquire a nuclear bomb, but that...


Iran threatens to ‘annihilate’ Israel, as Hezbollah boasts of reach of rockets

The head of the Iranian army on Saturday said Iranian forces were working to “annihilate” Israel and predicted they would achieve success within 25 years.

The threats from the Commander of Iran’s Army Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi come amid almost daily warnings of conflict from Tehran and Jerusalem, heightened by an alleged Israeli strike...

President Trump

Trump’s State Department no longer calls West Bank ‘occupied’ in annual Israel report

WASHINGTON — The US State Department released its annual report on human rights violations around the world on Friday, and there was at least one discernible difference from past reports: It no longer refers to the West Bank as “occupied.”

Whereas previous iterations of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices had a section on “Israel and...


Palestinians fly swastika kite with petrol bomb across Gaza border into Israel

Palestinians at the Gaza border flew a kite marked with a swastika and carrying a petrol bomb into Israel on Friday.

The Israeli army posted photographs of the kite in the air and on the ground inside Israel.

An IDF spokesman, Jonathan Conricus, wrote: “Moments ago, terrorist Hamas sent a Molotov cocktail over the Gaza border into Israel. They...

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Mar 29 Brockton, MA Bilingual Stand With Israel

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Mar 25 Pace, FL Night to Honor Israel

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