Hillary Clinton Wanted to ‘Shame’ Israel Into Compliance

By Israel Today Staff, Israel Today— A large number of Israelis remain supporters of Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the next president of the USA, despite earlier revelations of her disdain for their own leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But the latest release of emails from Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State suggest…

Obama, King Of The World? It’s Quite Possible

By Thomas Mcardle, Investors.com— BD warned over a year and a half ago that President Obama wasn’t about to spend his post-presidency building houses, like Jimmy Carter, but that there were discernible signs that he would seek to become secretary-general of the United Nations. In the West Point speech he gave in May 2014, IBD…

Report: Netanyahu to lead effort in thwarting Obama bid for UN chief

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA, JPOST— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remembers well just how US President Barack Obama brushed aside Israeli objections and went ahead with the P5+1 nuclear agreement with Iran. Now, Netanyahu is reportedly planning some personal payback. According to the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida, Netanyahu will make common cause with moderate Arab governments…

An Old-New Solution for an Old-New Problem

By Nathan Moskowitz, Breaking Israel News— The BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanction) movement which masquerades as a humanitarian bulwark against the evils of “occupation” is ostensibly nothing more than the most recent incarnation of old-fashioned, hard-core, pernicious anti-Semitism. BDS has created a toxic environment for Jewish students on many campuses. Students, who show pride in their…

White House welcomes Hamas-linked group, shuns Muslim reformers

By Steven Emerson, Israpundit— Hassan Shibly, director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Florida, has accused the FBI of killing two men in cold blood in separate incidents. But Obama administration officials still find him to be a suitable representative of the American Muslim community at Monday’s White House meeting on combating religious discrimination,…

US Congress votes to punish banks financing Hezbollah

BY: AFP AND TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF, Times of Israel— The US House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to impose tough new sanctions on banks that knowingly do business with the Lebanon-based Shiite movement Hezbollah. The bill targeting the Iran-backed Hezbollah, which is considered a terrorist organization by Washington and Israel, passed the Senate last…

ZOA to Trump: ‘We’re disappointed and alarmed’

By Hillel Fendel, Israel National News— Front-running Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, generally hawkish on Muslims-vs.-West issues, has alarmed some pro-Israel elements in the United Statements with a speech he delivered on Thursday. Peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority “has to do with Israel and whether or not Israel’s willing to sacrifice certain things,”…