Thursday, April 18, 2019

Israel Tag

Israeli Elections Today–Who Would You Vote For?

10:42 10 February in Latest, Politics
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1859" align="alignleft" width="67" caption="Bibi Netanyahu"][/caption] Israel votes for a new leader today. A super duper quick review: Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and his Likud party still lead in the most recent polls, but Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni of Kadima can catch him. Defense Minister Ehud Barak...

What Hamas Believes

12:30 15 January in Latest, Politics, Religion
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By Jeremy Gillick Bombing Gaza might not force Hamas--the Palestinian version of the Muslim Brotherhood that rules it--to moderate its hatred of Israel or its hostility towards Jews, but talking to it won't either. At least, that's the dismal picture painted by Jeffrey Goldberg--based on discussions...

Israel Expels Richard Falk

16:15 15 December in Latest, Politics
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1730" align="alignleft" width="226" caption="Richard Falk"][/caption] Israel refused to allow senior UN rights official and Special Rapporteur in the Palestinian territories Richard Falk into the country earlier today, sending him back to the US after he landed at the Tel-Aviv airport. Falk planned the trip...