Benjamin Netanyahu

The 2015 Israeli Election Video Wars

02/25/2015 - 19:00

Forget pollsters. These days, to get a sense of an Israeli politician’s popularity among the electorate, the place to go is his or her Facebook and YouTube video portals.

The “Bibi-sitter” video ad featuring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of the March 17 Israeli election. Credit: YouTube

Schakowsky: 'Ham Handed" Boehner Harms Israel

A leading Jewish lawmaker and Israel supporter said Speaker John Boehner's "ham handed politics" of sandbagging President Obama by inviting Benjamin Netanyahu to lobby the Congress against the administration's Iran policy has damaged bipartisan support for Israel. 

"It was a dangerous mistake," said Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Illinois), who announced she will not be attending the speech.

Netanyahu ‘Regrets’ Partisan Perception Of Speech; Rice Calls Planned Address ‘Destructive’

02/24/2015 - 19:00

Washington — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told top Senate Democrats he regretted that his planned address to the U.S. Congress is being perceived as partisan, as President Barack Obama’s top security adviser said the speech was “destructive.”

Bibi Campaigning On Clash With U.S.?

New ad's comparison with ’48 raises fresh questions.

02/22/2015 - 19:00
Contributing Editor

It was a stretch, but we were trying to believe it — that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Congress speech is all about safeguarding Israel and not motivated by electioneering. But in 30 seconds on Saturday, this all went out of the window.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Rudy Flunks The Duck Test*

Rudy Giuliani doesn't believe Barack Obama "loves America" because he wasn't brought up that way, and it happened when he was nine years old, when he came under "the influence of communism and socialism."

The former New York mayor sounded a lot like one of the nutcase birthers when he told a group of Republican fat cats in a Manhattan restaurant on Wednesday, "[Obama] wasn't brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought up through love of this country."

McCain's Cloudy Judgment

John McCain, the man who keeps telling us Sarah Palin is qualified to be President, has been going around saying US-Israel relations have never been worse than under Obama. Is he right or is he saying this because he seems to reflexively oppose the President on just about everything?

Comptroller’s Report: Netanyahu Family Spent Excessively With Public Funds

02/17/2015 - 19:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be facing a criminal investigation following a government report that said he and his family spent public funds excessively on personal items.

Bibi Holds Firm On Congress Speech

Stands his ground in front of American Jewish leaders.

02/17/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — Speaking to a group of American Jewish leaders, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his intention to address Congress next month, despite calls for him to cancel the speech.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking this week to a delegation from the Conference of Presidents. Getty Images

Speaking To American Jewish Leaders, Netanyahu Holds Firm On Congress Speech

02/16/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — Speaking to a group of American Jewish leaders, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his intention to address Congress next month, despite calls for him to cancel the speech.

France’s Prime Minister Appeals For Jews To Stay

02/15/2015 - 19:00

France’s prime minister appealed to the Jews of France to remain in the country in the wake of a call by his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu for Jews to move to Israel.

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