The Charges Against Benjamin Netanyahu, Explained

Until November 2019, no Israeli prime minister has ever been indicted while in office. The charges against Benjamin Netanyahu are serious: bribery, fraud and breach of trust. The legal drama’s collision with the Knesset’s political deadlock and looming election raises the stakes even higher. Netanyahu insists he has committed no wrongdoing, and Israel — like […]

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Bolivia reestablishes relations with Israel after 10 years

Bolivia’s Foreign Minister Karen Longaric announced Thursday that the state intends to renew its diplomatic relations with Israel after former President Evo Morales decided to sever relations in 2009. Longaric said the government plans to renew relations with Israel, a move that may benefit local tourism, but did not specify an exact date for the […]

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Israel’s Disproportionate Civil Defense

It’s Israel’s civil defense that’s disproportionate, not the IDF’s tactics. Every time Hamas and Islamic Jihad fire rockets at Israeli towns, the news is full of footage the Iron Dome  system intercepting the incoming bombs, experts giving their analysis, shots of the damage caused and reports from hospitals about the status of the wounded. Since […]

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University Chiefs Weigh In on U of Toronto Anti-Semitic Kosher Controversy

The leaders of Israel’s seven universities are expressing their outrage over the University of Toronto’s Graduate Student Union conflating a kosher food program with support for Israel. “Just when we thought that we’d seen it all regarding the ascent of anti-Semitism masquerading as anti-Zionism on campus, the Graduate Student Union at the University of Toronto […]

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