‘Former Israeli defense minister advised Trump on avoiding Obama’s mistakes’

By Gil Hoffman, JPost-— Former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon met with American officials who play central roles in President Donald Trump’s administration ahead of Trump’s election, and advised them how to avoid mistakes in the Middle East, Ya’alon told The Jerusalem Post in an interview that will be published on Friday. Ya’alon’s recommendations that Trump…

New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

By Barney Breen-Portno, Algemeiner— Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll published on Monday revealed. The poll — conducted by Mina Tzemach on behalf of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) think tank — found that…

Iran’s supreme leader backs ‘holy intifada’ to destroy ‘cancer’ Israel

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— Calling Israel a “cancerous tumor,” Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday expressed support for a “holy intifada” to eradicate the Jewish state, arguing that the international community is headed toward confrontation with the “Zionist regime.” In the opening address of the regime’s sixth international conference in support of the Palestinian…

Trump Endorses ‘One State Solution’ at Joint Netanyahu Conference

By Tazpit Press Service, Breaking Israel News— President Donald Trump has announced that US Middle East policy is no longer wedded to the two-state solution. Speaking at a joint press conference at the White House, at the conclusion of his meeting with PM Netanyahu, the American President said he doesn’t care whether a peace agreement…