US Jewish groups dismayed by Movement for Black Lives accusing Israel of genocide

By Danielle Ziri, Jpost— Jewish American groups have expressed dismay last week after the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of more than 50 organizations, published its platform in which it accuses Israel of genocide against the Palestinians. Beyond this accusation and the use of the word “apartheid” to describe Israel, the platform includes a…

Israeli government committee recognizes Armenian genocide

By JNS.org— An Israeli Knesset committee has announced that it recognizes the Armenian Genocide, encouraging the Israeli government to formally adopt the move. “It is our moral obligation to recognize the holocaust of the Armenian nation,” said the Education, Culture and Sports Committee chairman MK Yaakov Margi (Shas). Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein asked in early…

Former White House Official: State Department’s Latest Assault on Israel Indicates Obama Administration Seeking Even Greater Distance From Jewish State

By Ruthie Blum, Algemeiner— The State Department’s latest assault on Israel is further proof of the Obama administration’s deep conviction that “more distancing between itself and Jerusalem is a good thing for the United States,” a top adviser to former US President George W. Bush told The Algemeiner on Monday. “Its obsession with housing construction…