An Israeli View on What’s Happening in Lebanon

By Aviel Schneider, Israel Today— The situation in the Middle East shifted dramatically last week. What was truly behind the surprise resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri? And to what extent is Israel involved in the situation? Hariri announced his resignation while visiting Saudi Arabia, and hasn’t returned to Lebanon since. Hariri quickly shot…

Prince Charles’ 1986 Letter Blames Jews for Mideast Conflict and Takes on “Jewish Lobby” in America

By Eliana Rudee, Breaking Israel News— In a controversial letter written by Prince Charles in 1986 and newly released to the public, the monarch of England suggested that the “influx of foreign Jews” was partly to blame for the Middle Eastern conflict, and voiced his concern over the “Jewish lobby” in America. The letter was…

AP Interview: Israel planning UN action against Iran

By Josef Federman— TEL AVIV, Israel — Following the surprising resignation of Lebanon’s prime minister, Israel is planning a diplomatic offensive to step up pressure on Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah at the United Nations, a senior Israeli government minister said Thursday. Intelligence Minister Israel Katz told The Associated Press that he believes conditions…