Benjamin Netanyahu

Is Schumer Bibi's Point Man In The Senate?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has launched a major two-pronged lobbying campaign in Washington to block a big power nuclear agreement with Iran. Track one is killing the deal it outright, and track two is enact legislation giving Congress the power to stop it.

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) just announced he is sponsoring the bill introduced by Republican Sen. Bob Corker (Tennessee), which will force the administration to submit the agreement to Congress for approval.

Israel Unity Gov’t Re-emerging As Pragmatic Option

Netanyahu, given the Iran deal and relationship with Obama, hoping to bring in Herzog.

04/07/2015 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

Hang on, folks, the formation of the next Israeli government is getting a lot more intriguing and complicated than we thought, made even more so by the proposed Iran nuclear deal.

Gary Rosenblatt

Unity Gov’t Emerging As Pragmatic Option

Netanyahu, given the Iran deal and relationship with Obama, hoping to bring in Herzog.

04/05/2015 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

Hang on, folks, the formation of the next Israeli government is getting a lot more intriguing and complicated than we thought, made even more so by the proposed Iran nuclear deal.

Remember when, a week before the elections last month, it seemed likely the results would lead to a national unity government including right-of-center Likud, led by Prime Minister Netanyahu, and the left-of-center Zionist Union, headed by Isaac Herzog of Labor and Tzipi Livni of Tnuah?

Gary Rosenblatt

Jewish House Dems Call On Obama To Cool Rhetoric Against Netanyahu

03/30/2015 - 20:00

Some Jewish House Democrats called on President Barack Obama to tamp down the rhetoric against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

Israel Freezing Eastern Jerusalem Construction

03/24/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Israel is freezing the construction of 1,500 housing units in an eastern Jerusalem neighborhood.

Netanyahu To Appoint Kahlon As Israel’s Finance Minister

03/24/2015 - 20:00

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he will appoint Moshe Kahlon as the country’s finance minister.

Bibi Complicates Jewish Student Life

Jewish students dealing with leader’s remarks and start of Israel Apartheid Week.

03/23/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

On Monday night, 100 students associated with the Columbia/Barnard Hillel sprinted around campus papering bulletin boards with more than 6,000 pro-Israel flyers.

At the Columbia/Barnard Hillel, students hung up thousands of pro-Israel posters Monday night. Hannah Dreyfus/JW

Spy Vs. Spy

Before leaving for Washington to speak to the U.S. Congress at the invitation of the Republican leadership three weeks ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would reveal information about the bad deal the Obama administration was negotiating with Iran but not telling the Congress.

When there was nothing new in his formal address, just a rehash of what he’d been saying for months, it was assumed that his pre-speech hype was just that, hype.

Netanyahu Apologizes To Arab-Israelis For Election Day Remarks

03/22/2015 - 20:00

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Arab-Israelis for his Election Day remark about them voting “in droves.”

Netanyahu Receives Enough Support To Form Next Israeli Government

03/22/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.

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