In the midst of the struggle between the supporters and the opponents (read that: Democrats vs. Republicans) over the Iran nuclear deal, the role that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu played was unprecedented in the history of American foreign affairs. Never has any world leader had the audacity publicly to lobby members of Congress. Not […]
Barring a significant defection of Senate Democrats, the Iran deal will not be overturned, even if it takes a Presidential veto to preserve it. Still, before the ink had dried, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu labeled it an historic mistake that makes the entire world less safe. There is no doubt that he would have […]
Perhaps you have read the outrageous remarks of Israel’s minister of religious affairs David Azoulay who announced that Reform Jews are not Jewish.
I am writing this essay on the day that former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to six years in prison for the crimes of political corruption and bribery while he was the mayor of Jerusalem. Assuming that the sentence will be upheld by Israel’s Supreme Court, he eventually will join Moshe Katzav who […]