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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel’s insurance policy
Pundits mocked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s frequent trips to the Kremlin and were quick to criticize the deconfliction channel, but now, when imminent danger has reared its head, they must acknowledge his accomplishments, which he is now trying to salvage.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Who shall live and who shall die? The lessons of Syria
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was bashed for extolling strength and deploring weakness. The ongoing slaughter in Syria illustrates the wisdom of his sentiment.
Did you pack your sandwich?
Some 2.3 million Israeli students start academic year
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, taking part in the first day ceremonies told students: “You can be prime ministers, and, of course, presidents of the country. You can be ministers or Knesset members. ... The boys and girls here are the future of the State of Israel.”
Sen. John McCain: A ‘brave hero’ and a ‘stalwart friend’ of Israel
In July 2017, after McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, “Godspeed, @SenJohnMcCain. A hero. A fighter. A friend. Israel is with you.”
In Lithuania, Netanyahu hails Israel’s ability ‘to defend ourselves, by ourselves’
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife, Sara, visited the only synagogue in Vilnius to survive World War II and viewed ancient texts at the National Library’s Jewish Studies Center.
Merkel due in Israel for first time in four years amid Iran tensions
Eldad Beck and Israel Hayom Staff
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is slated to accept an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa. She is also expected to visit the Israel Museum and the Foreign Ministry exhibit on innovation featuring the work of six Israeli companies.
In Israel, Bolton talks with Netanyahu about rolling back Iranian aggression
“The nuclear deal did not block Iran’s path to the bomb; it paved Iran’s path to an entire nuclear arsenal,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “Removing the sanctions enabled Iran to bring in billions and billions of dollars to its coffers which only fueled Iran’s war machine in Syria, in Lebanon, in Yemen and elsewhere.”
Netanyahu’s new security doctrine to boost defense spending by billions
Ariel Kahana and Israel Hayom Staff
The “2030 security concept,” which has been in the works for two years, covers issues such as the regional threats Israel is likely to face in the coming decade.
Netanyahu and Egypt’s El-Sisi held secret meeting on Gaza
According to reports, they discussed an easing of the Israeli and Egyptian blockade on Gaza, as well as the return of the Palestinian Authority to Gaza, now controlled by the terrorist group Hamas.
Israel’s security cabinet orders IDF to continue airstrikes on Hamas in Gaza
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman held the meeting at the Defense Ministry’s headquarters in Tel Aviv, which was attended by Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot and other senior defense officials.
Iranians furious at regime as economy teeters on verge of collapse
Tehran is facing a general population angry with its mishandling of funds—money that should have gone towards making Iran a better place to live, but instead goes to supporting terror worldwide.
Is Israel rejecting right-wing European support it can ill afford to lose?
Many in Israel are against dealing with Europe’s right-wing parties, arguing that they haven’t really abandoned their anti-Semitic past, and that Israel’s acceptance will only legitimize them.
Netanyahu refuses to revisit nation-state law, despite controversy regarding Druze
Government rushes to mollify Druze community after leaders file a petition against the law, calling it an “extreme act of discrimination” against minorities in Israel.
Nationality Law passes vote, Israel enshrined as a Jewish state with Jerusalem as its capital
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrated the new law as “a pivotal moment in the annals of Zionism and the State of Israel.”
Jonathan S. Tobin
Welcoming Orbán doesn’t betray Israeli democracy
Netanyahu isn’t embracing dictators. He’s seeking allies for a country that has a lot of enemies.