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Netanyahu: Trump’s Golan Heights Statement ‘A Purim Miracle’

Israel’s leaders on Thursday welcomed US President Donald Trump’s announcement that the time had come for the United States to “fully recognize” Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, while the Palestinians warned the move would further destabilize the region and lead to bloodshed.

A picture taken on July 24, 2018 at the Tal Saki hill in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights shows Israelis looking across the border onto Syria during air strikes backing a Syrian-government-led offensive in the southwestern province of Daraa. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP) (Photo credit should read JALAA MAREY/AFP/Getty …

Florida Advances Bill Prohibiting Antisemitic Speech

TEL AVIV — A bill that would define anti-Semitism as racism, bar religion-based discrimination at schools and universities as well the demonization of Israel was unanimously approved by the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee Tuesday.

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Netanyahu Hopes Poland Summit Brings Arab Ties Into the Open

The Mideast conference in Poland starting Wednesday offers Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an opportunity to flaunt in public what he has long boasted about happening behind the scenes — Israel’s improved relations with some Gulf Arab nations.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a press conference at the Chancellery following the 6th German-Israeli government consultations on February 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The two governments are scheduled to discuss issues including the Middle East peace process, cyber crime, German-language education in Israel, …

BDS Fail: Judge Rejects Arkansas Newspaper Suit on Israel Boycott Law

TEL AVIV —  A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit in Arkansas by a local newspaper to block an anti-BDS law against Israel, ruling that such boycotts are not protected by the First Amendment since denying a purchase on account of perceived injustices relating to Israeli policies has nothing to do with free speech. 

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Pledges Visit to Israel by March

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he expects to visit Israel by March 2019, after accepting an invitation by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is currently on a state trip to Brazil.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) is welcomed by Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro at the Copacabana fort in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on December 28, 2018. - Netanyahu hailed what he said would be a 'new era' in ties with 'great power' Brazil ahead of a meeting with the Latin …

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Hails Ties with Israel

Brazil’s incoming president Jair Bolsonaro pushed back against critics and feted burgeoning ties with Israel Thursday, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his way to Brasilia for the new leader’s swearing in.

Brazil's right-wing presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party (PSL) Jair Bolsonaro gives his thumb up after casting his vote during the general elections, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 7, 2018. - Polling stations opened in Brazil on Sunday for the most divisive presidential election in the country …

Report: Honduras Considering Embassy Move to Jerusalem

A delegation of senior officials from Honduras was recently in Israel, reportedly to explore the possibility of moving the Honduran embassy to Jerusalem, after secret talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israelis wave their national flags during a march outside Damascus Gate on May 13, 2018 in Jerusalem, Israel. Israel mark Jerusalem Day celebrations the 51th anniversary of its capture of Arab east Jerusalem in the Six Day War of 1967. One day before US will move the Embassy to Jerusalem. …