Tag Archives: Israel

“God Sent Hitler” Pastor To Speak At DC Pro-Israel Rally

The Jewish Forward reports: Organizers’ decision to give a speaking slot to evangelical pastor John Hagee at Tuesday’s pro-Israel rally on the National Mall is riling leaders of participating progressive groups who said they had been assured that he would not be given a platform. “His history of hateful comments should disqualify him from decent company, much less from speaking …

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POLL: 96% Of Jewish Israelis Don’t Trust Netanyahu

Haaretz reports: Benjamin Netanyahu’s credibility with the Israeli public has taken a significant hit since October 7, with less than 4 percent of Jewish Israelis reporting that they trust the prime minister as the most reliable source of information regarding the war against Hamas, according to a new survey by Bar Ilan University. Moreover, the poll found that 41% of …

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Netanyahu Dodges On His Responsibility For Attack

The Hill reports: CNN anchor Dana Bash pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to respond to Israeli concerns on whether he would accept some responsibility for failing to anticipate the Oct. 7 massacre in an interview on Sunday. In response, Netanyahu repeatedly dodged the issue, saying on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he would discuss those concerns after the …

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POLL: 76% Of Israelis Call On Netanyahu To Resign

CBS News reports: Angry protesters paid Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a home visit over the weekend, chanting, “jail now!” They were echoing rising cries from across the country for the veteran Israeli leader to step down. A new poll by an Israeli news station found that 76% of respondents want Netanyahu to resign. Many blame him for the security …

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Israeli Minister Suspended, Suggested Nuking Gaza

Politico Europe reports: Israel’s Heritage Minister Amichai Eliyahu was suspended indefinitely after he said in an interview that dropping a nuclear bomb on the Gaza Strip was “one of the possibilities,” the government announced on Sunday. A member of the ultra-nationalist Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) party, Eliyahu earlier on Sunday claimed in a radio interview that since there were “no …

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Blinken Meets With Palestinian Leader In West Bank

The Associated Press reports: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken brought his frenetic Mideast diplomatic push on the Israel-Hamas war to the occupied West Bank on Sunday, meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in his latest bid to ease civilian suffering in the Gaza Strip and begin to sketch out a post-conflict scenario for the territory. Blinken traveled to Ramallah …

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DoD Ends Support For Congressional Travel To Israel

CBS News reports: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has issued a memo that pauses Defense Department support for congressional travel to Israel right now and restricts visits by defense and military leaders. The memo, dated October 31, is meant to discourage “combat tourism,” according to defense officials. The military is already doing so much in the area that there’s no reason …

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House Votes To Tie Aid To Israel To Spending Cuts

The New York Times reports: A divided House on Thursday passed a Republican-written bill that would tie $14.3 billion in military aid to Israel for its war with Hamas to domestic spending cuts, defying a veto threat from President Biden and bipartisan opposition in the Senate. Republicans pushed through the measure on a mostly party-line vote of 226 to 196, …

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Mormon Convert Glenn Beck Asks Israel For Citizenship

“To Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the honorable officials at the state of Israel. In this moment, I have chosen to ask you for citizenship in the state of Israel. “I have nothing to offer but my voice of support, and some might say that my support might be more valuable as an independent voice. Perhaps they are correct. But …

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Jesse Watters: “We’ve Had It With Arab Americans”

“I want to say something about Arab Americans and about the Muslim world. We — and when I say we — I mean, the West and western technology have created the Middle East. We made them rich. We got that oil out of the ground, our military protects all of these oil shipments flying around the world, making them rich. …

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GOP Rep: “Innocent Palestinian” Is Like “Innocent Nazi”

“I think when we look at this as a whole, I would encourage the other side to not so lightly throw around the idea of ‘innocent Palestinian civilians,’ as is frequently said. I don’t think we would so lightly throw around the term ‘innocent Nazi civilians’ during World War II. “The list goes on and on of the examples we …

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Graham: There Should Be “No Limit” To Deaths In Gaza

“If somebody asked us after World War II, ‘Is there a limit what would you do to make sure that Japan and Germany don’t conquer the world? Is there any limit what Israel should do to the people who are trying to slaughter the Jews?’ The answer is no. There is no limit. But here’s what you need to do. …

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Blinken’s Senate Testimony On Aid To Israel Interrupted Multiple Times By Protesters Shouting “Ceasefire Now”

PBS NewsHour reports: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make the case Tuesday that the United States should immediately send aid to Israel and Ukraine, testifying at a Senate hearing as the administration’s massive $105 billion emergency aid request for conflicts in those countries and others has already hit roadblocks in the divided Congress. President …

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Netanyahu Rejects Ceasefire Calls: The Bible Says No

“Just as the United States would not agree to a ceasefire after the bombing of Pearl Harbor or after the terrorist attack of 9/11, Israel will not agree to a cessation of hostilities with Hamas after the horrific attacks of October 7. Calls for a ceasefire are a call for Israel to surrender to Hamas, to surrender to terrorism, to …

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Ramaswamy Calls On Israel To “Put The Heads Of The Top 100 Hamas Leaders On Spikes Along Gaza Border”

Mediaite reports: Piers Morgan confronted Vivek Ramaswamy on the “medieval barbarism” of his proposal for how to deal with Hamas after its terror attack on Israel. In a speech before the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas, the aspiring 2024 presidential candidate said he “would love nothing more than for the IDF to put the heads of the top 100 …

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Biden Urges Netanyahu To Protect Civilians In Gaza

Axios reports: President Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel should conduct its offensive against Hamas in Gaza “in a manner consistent with international humanitarian law that prioritizes the protection of civilians,” the White House said on Sunday. It was the first call between the two leaders since the Israeli military expanded its ground operations in Gaza late …

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Mob Storms Russian Airport In Search Of Israeli Jews

CBS News reports: Hundreds of people stormed into the main airport in Russia’s Dagestan region and onto the landing field Sunday, chanting antisemitic slogans and seeking passengers arriving on a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel, Russian news agencies and social media reported. Russian news reports said the crowd surrounded the airliner, which belonged to Russian carrier Red Wings. Authorities closed …

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Johnson To Push Standalone Bill For Israel Aid [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Newly-elected Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) on Sunday said a standalone bill for Israel aid will come to the House floor this week, in an indication that President Biden’s request for aid to Ukraine will be further delayed. “We’re going to move a stand-alone Israel funding bill this week in the House. I know our colleagues, our Republican …

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Kushner: Americans Jews Are Safer In Saudi Arabia Than They Are Right Now On US College Campuses

“One of the ironies is that as an American Jew, you’re safer in Saudi Arabia right now than you are at a college campus like Columbia University. I spoke at the conference. They allowed me to speak freely, and what I sensed there was that there is obviously a very big discussion of what would happen with the tremendous terrorist …

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Netanyahu Deletes Post Blaming Advisors For Attack

Haaretz reports: Facing a barrage of criticism, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deleted a controversial social media post on Sunday in which he blamed the defense and intelligence establishment for giving him faulty assessments before the deadly Hamas attack on October 7. The prime minister then published a new tweet, saying that he apologizes for his claims and that he fully …

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