Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu: We’ll Hear Trump Plan ‘Fairly and With Openness’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday told National Security Adviser John Bolton and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman that he would hear out the Trump administration’s peace plan “fairly and with openness,” but stressed that Israel would never surrender its security presence in the Jordan valley. 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu AND National Security Adviser John Bolton

New York Times Ends Political Cartoons After Antisemitism Scandals

The international edition of the New York Times will no longer feature editorial cartoons. The move to self-censorship follows the uproar sparked by publication of a widely denounced antisemitic caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28: Members of the New York City Police Department stand outside the headquarters of The New York Times, June 28, 2018 in New York City. NYPD announced increased security in Manhattan at major media companies following a shooting today at the Capital Gazette newspaper in …

Netanyahu Appoints Israel’s First Openly Gay Minister

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday appointed Amir Ohana to replace Ayelet Shaked as justice minister, making him the first openly gay cabinet minister. Shaked was fired by Netanyahu earlier this week after she and former education

Israeli Knesset member Amir Ohana attends the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala at the Marriott Marquis on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Netanyahu Warns Iran: Hurt Us and Get Hurt Far Worse

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Iran that Israel would continue to hit back hard just as it had done earlier in the day with strikes on Iranian targets in Syria.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during statements to the press in Jerusalem, Thursday, May 30, 2019. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to push the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace, just as Israel was thrust …

Trump: ‘Israel Is All Messed Up with Their Election’

Israel needs to “get their act together” in the wake of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s inability to form a new coalition government and a second election was set for later this year, U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday.

US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wave after delivering a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GIL COHEN-MAGEN (Photo credit should read GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: Avigdor Liberman ‘Brings Down Right-wing Governments’

TEL AVIV – The Israeli Knesset voted to dissolve the Knesset just after midnight Thursday, prompting an angry Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to blame “left” Yisrael Beytenu head Avigdor Liberman for “dragging the country to unnecessary elections.”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman speak to the press at the scene of a shooting outside Max Brenner restaurant in Sarona Market on June 8, 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel. According to police reports, four Israelis were killed and several others wounded when two …

New York Times Blames Netanyahu, Trump for Antisemitism in Europe

The New York Times is facing criticism for publishing an editorial Sunday about the resurgence of antisemitism in Europe in which it suggested Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump shared the blame.

NYT Cartoon

Pete Buttigieg: I Don’t Support Israel’s ‘Political Right Wing’

White House Democrat hopeful and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg declared his opposition to Israel’s “political right wing” just weeks after the Jewish State elected a conservative government. “Being supportive to Israel does not have to mean that you are onboard

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg answers questions at a Washington Post Live discussion May 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Buttigieg’s appearance was the first of the Washington Post’s “2020 Candidates” series of discussions.(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)