Benjamin Netanyahu

Bibi's Hardline Speech ‘Lifts Veil On The Wolf’

Leaders, analysts largely agree on that Netanyahu had no choice but to take a tough stance in speech on Iran.

10/01/2013
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Jewish leaders and analysts here largely applauded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s sobering speech Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly in which he called for the dismantling of Iran’s nuclear weapons program, although some were critical.

Netanyahu speaking Tuesday at the UN: No softening of his position. Getty Images

Netanyahu In D.C. Salutes Lawmakers For Iran Efforts

10/01/2013
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee for their support in working to halt Iran’s nuclear program.

Obama, Netanyahu To Meet At White House

09/18/2013
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President Obama will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House to discuss the peace talks with the Palestinians and developments in Syria.

With Deal Struck, Pro-Israel Groups Suspend Lobbying For Syria Strike

09/17/2013
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Pro-Israel groups suspended their high-profile lobbying effort for a strike on Syria now that the United States and Russia have struck a deal to strip the Assad regime of its chemical weapons.

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speak during a Sept. 12 press conference. Getty Images

Netanyahu Denies Urging Kerry To Reach Deal On Syria

09/16/2013
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JERUSALEM — The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office is denying a report that Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to talk to Russia about a deal to destroy Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons.

Jewish Agency Plans $300M Initiative To Boost Birthright, Teen Programs And Aliyah

08/07/2013
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At a time when Jewish organizations that offer Israel youth trips are struggling to compete with the free Birthright Israel experience, the Jewish Agency For Israel is working to boost participation even higher, the quasi-governmental agency told Haaretz.

A Jerusalem conference will unveil the initiative, a project of the Jewish Agency and the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that could ultimately cost $300 milion, in October. The target for implementation is early 2015.

Some 350,000 college-age youths have participated in Birthright Israel. Photo via BirthrightIsrael.com

Netanyahu’s Office Says His Attack On Iran's Rohani’s Based On Bad Translation

08/02/2013
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office blamed an erroneous translation for his earlier call on westerners who believe Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani is a moderate to abandon their “illusion.”

Netanyahu’s office late Friday removed from the Twitter social media website tweets reflecting the statement and told the BBC that it was “based on a Reuters report with an erroneous translation.”

After Airstrikes Against Syria, Obama Says U.S. 'Coordinates' With Israel

05/05/2013

An airstrike on a military research center in Syria, the second attack on Israel's northern neighbor in three days, is being blamed on Israel.

Syrian state media accused Israel of the early Sunday morning attack on what it identified as the Jamraya military research center, located about ten miles from the border with Lebanon. Israel attacked the center in January, U.S officials said at the time of that strike.

Sharansky's Wall Plan Gets Green Light

04/22/2013

JERUSALEM -- Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky was given a green light by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to pursue his plan for a permanent egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.

Unfortunate Apology To Turkey

04/10/2013

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