December 23, 2020

In mischaracterizing COVID relief bill, Israel becomes familiar scapegoat

by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — There’s much to complain about when it comes to the process and the end result of the massive $900 billion coronavirus relief stimulus bill that just passed Congress. No matter which side of the political […]
December 17, 2020

‘We will stand very firm with Israel,’ says incoming Alabama Rep. Jerry Carl

Congressman-elect Jerry Carl (R-Ala.). Source: Jerry Carl for Congress/Facebook. by Jackson Richman (JNS) — Jerry Carl, a Republican, easily defeated Democrat James Averhart in the U.S. House of Representatives race on Nov. 3 in Alabama’s 1st Congressional District to succeed […]
December 11, 2020

From homeless to Congress, Florida’s Kat Cammack is ready to stand with Israel

Kat Cammack during a campaign event. Source: Kat Cammack/Facebook by Jackson Richman (JNS) — In addition to Kat Cammack being one of a record number of Republican women elected to Congress this past election, she will serve as the youngest […]
November 27, 2020

No radicals, but questions abound: Biden team’s blind spot on terror

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on June 16, 2016. Credit: David Azagury/U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv. by Moshe Phillips President-elect Joe Biden’s first major foreign […]
November 15, 2020

Obama 2.0? Myths and Facts about Biden for his critics

by Mitchell Bard After the last four Orwellian years, it should come as no surprise that some Biden critics are unhinged. To get an idea, I saw one post that said innocent Jews will die if Biden is allowed to […]
November 6, 2020

What a Biden administration could mean for Israel and the Middle East

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel, March 2016. Credit: U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv/Wikimedia Commons. by Israel Kasnett (JNS) — With razor-thin margins separating U.S. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe […]
November 4, 2020

Pro-BDS candidates, Q-Anon supporter in Georgia win their elections

Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush of Missouri’s 1st Congressional District. Source: Screenshot. (JNS) — Incumbent Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), and progressive Cori Bush — all of whom support the anti-Israel BDS movement — won their respective congressional races […]
October 31, 2020

Trump reverses U.S. restrictions on joint research projects in the territories

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivering remarks at Ariel University, along with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — Less than one week before Americans will decide whether to entrust President Donald Trump […]
October 21, 2020

“Trump is so good for Israel, why do so many Jews vote Democratic?”

Graphic courtesy by Richard Friedman  Political data is valuable, but accurate predictions are tough, especially when the target keeps moving. This came through clearly in a recent online program hosted by the New Orleans Jewish Community Center. It featured noted […]
September 26, 2020

Egg on Face: John Kerry Personifies Failure in Middle East Peace

by Mitchell Bard It was no surprise that most of the Arabists and famous peace processors were silent following the landmark peace agreements signed between Israel, Bahrain, and the UAE. Besides not wanting to give the Trump administration any credit […]
August 13, 2020

Jones vs. Tuberville: Which Alabama Senate candidate is better for Israel?

by Richard Friedman  In the United States Senate race in Alabama between Doug Jones and Tommy Tuberville, which candidate would be better for Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship? It comes as no surprise that the spokesmen for two national pro-Israel […]