Israeli leadership display serious disagrements

“I have no trust in the current Israeli leadership.” These are the words of ‪‪Yuval Diskin, the ‬‬Former Shin Bet chief. He says prime minister, defense minister not fit to stand at helm of Israeli government. ‬‬ Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin on Friday leveled harsh criticism at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense… Read More Israeli leadership display serious disagrements

Netanyahu: In peace deal, I will not uproot a single Israeli

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his vision of a peace deal does not include removing any Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria. “I have no intention of removing a single community; I have no intention of uprooting a single Israeli,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday at a press conference in Davos, Switzerland, where… Read More Netanyahu: In peace deal, I will not uproot a single Israeli

Netanyahu promise to “teach Hamas a lesson”

Benjamin Netanyahu promises stern response to ‪‪intensified rocket fire from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.‬‬ Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday that Israel would teach Hamas a “lesson” and “very soon” over increased rocket fire from the Gaza Strip on Israel’s southern communities. Speaking at a joint press conference with his visiting Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper,… Read More Netanyahu promise to “teach Hamas a lesson”

Bayit Yehudi MK glad Sharon was removed

Livni calls MK Struck’s comments evil and unintelligent; Marzel: “I’m glad Sharon, a threat to Israel, was removed.” MK Orit Struck apologized for expressing gratitude that God stopped former prime minister Ariel Sharon from perpetuating further tragedies upon settlers on Sunday morning. Struck told Galey Yisrael radio host Kalman Liebskind that she was not sufficiently… Read More Bayit Yehudi MK glad Sharon was removed

Main sticking point in “framework deal”: 1967 borders

Framework deal could refer to “1967” without the word “borders”. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expected to return to Israel next week. U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro: Nine-month negotiating window could be extended. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry may have just left Israel this past Monday, but it is already expected that… Read More Main sticking point in “framework deal”: 1967 borders

Bennett gives Netanyahu ultimatum on Zionism

Bayit Yehudi leader says ongoing Israeli-Palestinian talks “have only brought us terror”. Bayit Yehudi chairman and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett says won’t accept deal with PA based on pre-1967 lines. He  warns his faction will not be part of gov’t that agrees to withdraw from land. Bennett dismissed on Tuesday the possibility of swapping land… Read More Bennett gives Netanyahu ultimatum on Zionism