''My policy is clear: Not to meet with diplomats who visit Israel and engage with organizations that slander Israeli soldiers and seek to have them put on trial as war criminals,'' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Jerusalem one day after he cancelled a meeting with visiting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabrie
Israeli President Rivlin has denounced French extreme-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's recent comments denying France's responsibility in the deportation of Jewish citizens to the Nazi death camp as "uniquely disturbing."
Some 500 Jewish mothers from around the world will celebrate Jewish motherhood in Israel this Mother’s Day, May 14, as part of the life-changing “MOMentum” trip to Israel, thanks to the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) and Israel’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs.
On April 17, The New York Times ran an op-ed by Marwan Barghouti, the Fatah leader jailed in Israel, and described him as “a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian” but failing to mention that he is also a convicted murdered who as the commander of Fatah’s Tanzim paramilitary offshooti was behind the murders of Israelis. In his op-ed, Barghouti states that he was first arrested at age 15, then again at age 18, and he alleges physical abuse by Israeli interrogators.