Ramat Gilad in Shomron

Israel to Annex Judea and Samaria?

It was the late Yitzchak Shamir who declared from the Knesset podium that the Land of Israel belongs to the Jewish people, “and why? Because!” Thursday afternoon, the second annual conference calling for the application of Israeli law on Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron) began at the Visitors Center in Hebron. The conference is […]

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Are US-Israel Relations Heading for a Change?

Hillary Clinton arrived in Israel Monday for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. This visit precedes an expected visit by Republican Candidate Mitt Romney, who is seeking to unseat President Obama. This visit has been touted as one where strategic and regional issues will be discussed, yet the timing of the visit is questionable as […]

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UPDATE – Fight Over BBC Olympic Coverage Intensifies

UPDATE – Fight Over BBC Olympic Coverage Intensifies July 23, 2012 14:50 by Alex Margolin The BBC’s controversial decision to omit Israel’s capital of Jerusalem from the information on countries participating in the London Olympics has drawn a strong response from the Israeli government. Government officials have sent several sharply-worded letters to the BBC demanding […]

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Mitt Romney

Romney Supports Moment of Silence for Munich Victims

U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney said for the first time on Monday that he supports an official minute of silence at Friday’s opening ceremony to honor Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Reuters reported that Romney’s move broke years of his own silence on the issue, including his time leading the Salt Lake […]

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