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Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Yair Lapid with Prime Minister Naftali Bennet (center) at the Knesset in Jerusalem on June 21, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Israel’s new leadership likely to advance Abraham Accords, put Palestinian issue on backburner

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is scheduled to travel to the United Arab Emirates next week, marking his first visit there since he became the country’s top diplomat. The visit comes as Israel and the Biden administration...
Israeli Health Ministry Director General Hezi Levi speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem about the coronavirus, June 21, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Israel using vaccines rejected by Palestinian Authority

Israeli Health Ministry Director General Hezi Levi said on Monday that Israel was using the COVID-19 vaccines that the Palestinian Authority had rejected. The vaccines Israel had planned to send to the P.A. are being used “right...
Yahya Sinwar, leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, at a Hamas rally in Beit Lahiya, May 30, 2021. Photo by Atia Mohammed/Flash90.

Hamas’s goals, strategy and miscalculations

The conflict between Hamas and Israel last month was provoked by the terror group to achieve a series of political goals, on the domestic front, in the regional theater, in the international domain and...
Massachusetts State Sen. Jamie Eldridge. Source: Twitter.

Massachusetts lawmaker condones Hamas, calls for single state to replace Israel

A Massachusetts state senator is under fire for comments he made legitimizing Hamas, a Palestinian terrorist organization, as well as a call to replace Israel with a binational state. In a statement posted on his website on...
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) attends The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference in Marriott Marquis Times Square. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

Sen. Menendez lays out political strategy for Mideast relations, reaffirms support of Israel

Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said on Thursday that the relationship between the United States and Israel is more important than any one person on the day after it became clear...
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The growing cost of anti-Israel media bias

For one of The New York Times’ most devoted readers, the front-page spread published on May 28 essentially accusing Israel of murdering Palestinian children was the final straw. Former Anti-Defamation League Abe Foxman tweeted that day that he was canceling...
During the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, thousands of evangelical Christians wave Israeli, American and other national flags as they march in a Jerusalem parade as part of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem’s (ICEJ) Feast of Tabernacles festivities.Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Combating rising anti-Semitism, leaders cultivate Judeo-Christian values to support Israel

With anti-Israel protesters around the world rallying against the Jewish state, a group of rabbis in Israel and North America gathered with leading evangelical pastors and other leaders from the Christian community for a...
A pro-Israel rally in New York on May 23, 2021. Credit: Shahar Azran/Israeli American Council.

Are American Jewish groups doing enough to address the surge in anti-Israel hate?

The flare-up of violence between Israel and Hamas lasted 11 days until a ceasefire was negotiated, but for Jewish community organizations, the fight continues within the United States. Recent weeks have seen a surge...
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FBI helps NYPD address increase in anti-Semitic attacks in New York City

The FBI is assisting the New York Police Department in combating the rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes against Jews following the recent Israel-Palestinian conflict, reported The Wall Street Journal. The FBI said it held discussions and...
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken disembarks after landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel on May 25, 2021. The secretary was greeted by Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Chargé d'Affaires Jonathan Shrier. Photo by Matty Stern/U.S. Embassy Jerusalem.

Blinken’s visit to Jerusalem underlines contention regarding the Palestinians and Iran

If body language is any indicator, then last week’s meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken did not go as well as they intended during their joint...