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U.S. Agency for International Development administrator Mark Green signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz in Jerusalem on Aug. 21, 2019. Credit: Screenshot via Mark Green/Twitter.
The United States and Israel signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday to strengthen the alliance between the two countries. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator Mark Green and Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz signed the global partnership agreement in Jerusalem to enable “the American and Israeli private sectors to help increase employment opportunities and build resilient communities”...
File photo: Israeli fighters fly during an airshow at the Hatzerim Air Base in the Negev Desert, Dec. 27, 2017. Photo by Flash90.
Israel bombed Iranian weapons warehouses in Iraq three times in recent weeks after reaching an understanding with the United States and Russia, the London-based pan-Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat reported on Wednesday. Western diplomatic sources told the newspaper the understanding stresses that Jerusalem not publicly take responsibility for the attacks in order to control regional blow-back. RussiaRussiaIraqi media reported that a weapons depot of...
Attorney Itamar Ben Gvir speaks with clients at the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court for a hearing, Feb. 27, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.
Members of the Likud and Otzma Yehudit parties submitted a petition to the High Court of Justice on Tuesday requesting that the Joint Arab List be barred from running in the upcoming elections on Sept. 17. They presented evidence that members of the Joint List have supported terrorism and have called for releasing terrorist prisoners. Therefore, the petition argues that...
Paula Sassi unloads donated clothing and other items from her car for Mimi Pollack (center) and Birdie Gutierrez waiting at storage facility.
California – After President Donald Trump’s administration began enforcing its “Remain in Mexico” policy for asylum seekers, the flow of migrants arriving at the Greyhound Bus Station in downtown San Diego was reduced to a trickle.  This posed a big question – what to do now? — for the two energetic women who had organized the Bus Station Project...
U.S. President Donald Trump announcing America’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal on May 8, 2018. Credit: Screenshot.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday clarified his remarks on Wednesday regarding how Jewish voters could support the Democratic Party knowing the anti-Israel bias among certain congressional members, such as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). “If you vote for a Democrat, you’re being disloyal to Jewish people, and you’re being very disloyal to Israel,” the president...
U.S. President Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at U.N. headquarters in New York City on Sept. 26, 2018. Photo by Avi Ohayon/GPO.
“If the Trump administration’s peace plan contains elements that run counter to Israel’s interests, Prime Minister Netanyahu won’t hesitate to oppose them,” a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday. The official told Israeli daily Israel Hayom that the Jewish state has made it clear to Washington that its red lines include, among other things, the “removal of even one Jewish community...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah on June 27, 2018. Photo: Alaa Badarneh/AP.video
The Palestinians cannot be removed from their homeland, and every building built by the Zionist occupation will be destroyed, said Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in a video uploaded to his Facebook page earlier this month. Speaking at the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah, Abbas claimed the Palestinians are the biblical Canaanites and have lived in Palestine for 5,000 years. He...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a conference at the Davidson Center in Jerusalem's Old City on June 27, 2019. Photo by Aharon Krohn/Flash90.
Israel is readying plans for a “forceful military strike against Hamas,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday. Speaking with reporters while visiting Ukraine, he was asked whether his government could properly deal with the threat posed by the Hamas terrorist organization ruling the Gaza Strip, just days after another escalation. “I am preparing a massive campaign; it will be different than...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a Cabinet meeting on July 16, 2019. Credit: Screenshot.
U.S. President Donald Trump continued his criticism of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who held a press conference on Monday to blast Israel’s decision to deny them entry from the country last week due to their support of the anti-Israel BDS movement. He also questioned how Jewish voters could support the Democratic Party knowing the anti-Israel bias among...
Sam Markstein. Credit: Courtesy.
The last time more Jews voted for Republican candidates than Democrats was 1920, when 43 percent of Jewish voters selected Warren G. Harding. Democratic candidate James Cox received only 19 percent of Jewish votes, though Socialist third-party candidate Eugene V. Debs received 38 percent of Jewish votes, despite receiving barely 3 percent of all popular votes. And while Republican President...

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