On Thursday morning, Israel delivered a daring message to all the powers involved in the war in Syria, that it was prepared for military confrontation with any one of them if it saw such confrontation as being vital to its security.
Rothkopf's attack is so bereft of fact and so dependent entirely on the ways the author maligns facts and impressions about Israel's tough issues, one must wonder from which yard this cat has dragged his other gifts into the house.
In July, when Turkish President Erdogan attacked Israel's security policy on the Temple Mount, Netanyahu issued a statement saying, "It would be interesting to see what Erdogan would say to ... the Kurds. Erdogan is the last one who can preach to Israel."
And please keep those launch codes under the Chalah cover…
The most devastating point was made by Secretary Clinton when she said the Obama Administration had no choice but to pull out of Iraq.
Did Netanyahu sign the MOU in return for an Obama promise to leave him alone between Nov. 9 and January 17?
Israeli media and political experts spent the past week trying to figure out what in God's good name Bibi's former defense minister was talking about.
It should be noted that the Oslo Accords forbid the participation of terror organizations in PA elections, but Hamas has already set a precedence in 2006.
There was absolutely no new policy idea in the Trump speech Monday night, but there was an implied promise to encourage all levels of law enforcement to be less restrained in pursuing their targets.
It could be that the bulk of Trump's voters remain under the polling radar, but come November they would give their candidate his unlikely victory.
Erekat has raised the flame under his attacks on Israel for its audacious killing of Arab terrorists, looking to link it in the Europeans' minds the horror Arab terrorists are inflicting on their civilian population.
The State Dept. announcement completely ignores the Israeli government's effort on behalf of Israeli Arabs in Jerusalem
Many, if not all these "controversial" responses by Rabbi Krim can be easily explained within the context in which they were provided.
What was common to both funerals and shiva houses was an abiding faith in the right of the Jewish people to live in freedom and security anywhere in this great, but tiny land.
The Labour party's response to the referendum results was a masterpiece of spin.
If Israel's security forces had used this yardstick in their approach to predictive profiling it would have choked not just its international airports, but traffic on the streets in many cities, too.
On Friday morning, a Kulanu politician, Environment Minister Avi Gabbay, announced his resignation on account of the Lieberman appointment.
Republican candidate Donald Trump has good friends in Cornel West and James Zogby, who will surely rattle and shake one of the Democratic party’s most third-ralish third rail issues, in public.
While Clinton and Trump are essentially tied, Bernie Sanders whips Trump by double digits in almost every single major poll.
Netanyahu's patron Adelson has taken on himself the mission of mending the rift between the PM and the candidate.
Sanders, like many on the left, simply does not care for a fact-based discussion of the needless suffering of Arabs in both Gaza and the PA.
The next five justices will be conservative, and at least one of them will be religious.
The Supreme Court will likely keep poor Meir Ettinger in administrative detention until his son is old enough to be arrested on fabricated charges.
Bernie did come close to using the H word for political profit on Saturday.
ISIS also does not believe that the Jews are any worse infidels than others — including, most emphatically Shiite Muslims.
As of 1979, Israel has been settling in Judea and Samaria on "State land." The term was coined by then Attorney General Aharon Barak.
The conclusions of Netanyahu's late night security meeting delivered a decisive message of ineptness, lack of initiative, and a disheartening absence of imaginative thinking.
The British prime minister was speaking during a parliamentary question period in response to a query from opposition Labor MP Imran Hussain.
Naturally, in a country without a constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, the policeman is king.
It's a catch-22: they can't get a Palestinian State without giving up their right of return, and they can't have a Palestinian State without the right of Return.
Olmert was a cheerleader for the eviction of close to 10,000 Jews from the Gaza Strip and the withdrawal of IDF forces from Gaza.
It sounded more like the minister had summoned the network and not the other way around, mostly because the Minister got to do all the talking.
These headlines are filed under the epic "It all started when Israel retaliated."
Some of the worst Arab terrorist attacks against Jews took place under the Rabin government, which established the Palestinian Authority.
"The real purpose of Russia’s participation in the operation in the Middle East against international terrorism is not Latakia or the Alawites, but protection of its own security."
At these costs, it probably makes sense for Israel to annex the entire Judea and Samaria already, rather than pay for it in installments…
Hamas is expected to strike when it comes under pressure from within. At this point, all the components for a good pressure cooker explosion are already in place.
President Rousseff has not outright rejected the Dayan appointment, hoping that Israel would quietly withdraw it.
Israel has the right to define the areas where it imposes its law, and it will be its choice, when the time comes, to include only those Arab communities that are not connected geographically to the Palestinian Authority.
"...if the PA law provides the possibility (of killing brokers who sold land to Jews) then that's that."
This is the stuff that makes the between-elections period in Israel so exciting. Stay tuned.
David Remnick's drawn-out portrait of the Secretary of State reveals a man with enormous stores of energy and optimism and no idea how to use them wisely.
Supreme Court of Israel Justice Jubran, who made news in the past for refusing to stand up for the singing of Israel's national anthem Hatikvah, wrote that he is convinced of the need to continue the incommunicado detention.
In the last 15 years more than half of the country's Jews have left Venezuela, with the local community's numbers dropping from about 25,000 Jews in 2,000 to only 7,000 today.
Chemi Shalev, much angrier than most, tweeted, "The time that Trump spit on a Jewish audience and everyone pretended they were in a water park."