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Jewish organizations applaud move to name Jon Kyl to Arizona Senate seat
“The U.S. has been criticized for taking unilateral action in Iraq. We would like to see how much support we could get from Europe on Iran to impose very serious and tough economic sanctions. Europe can still put a lot more effort into this,” said former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl.
Dermer to represent Israel at upcoming memorials for late Sen. John McCain
Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer posted on Twitter: “Deeply saddened to hear the news about the passing of Senator John McCain, a great friend of Israel and a great champion of the US-Israel alliance.”
In memory of McCain’s service to America, Israel and the Jewish people
John McCain also exhibited an amazing ability to be open-minded on issues; rare among politicians, he was not afraid to change his opinion and to publicly say so.
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.”
Jonathan S. Tobin
Why we still need heroes like John McCain
Even in this era of cynicism, honoring heroism and national service remains essential. Without it, the ideas that bolster America and Israel suffer.