Israel Arrests Kahane’s Grandson

Israel has arrested the grandson of assassinated far-right Jewish settler leader Meir Kahane as part of a larger crackdown on extremists in the country. Meir Ettinger was arrested Monday by Shin Bet, the Israeli equivilant to the FBI, for “involvement in an extremist Jewish organization.” Although the Agency would not say if Ettinger was involved with June’s arson attack on […]

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Israel Cracks Down on Jewish Terror

The Israeli Security Cabinet has approved the detention of suspected right-wing Jewish settlers after a series of attacks left several dead and drew thousands in protest. The current wave of so-called “price tag” attacks began on June 18 an arson attack on the Church of the Multiplication in northern Israel, where Christians believe Jesus Christ performed the Miracle of Fish […]

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Israel Condemns US Backing Of Palestinian Unity Government

Israel launched a full-throttle diplomatic assault on Tuesday against the Obama administration’s decision to work with a new Palestinian unity government, which brings the moderate Fatah together with the more radical Islamist group Hamas after years of animosity. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who reportedly told ministers that Washington assured him it would not rush into recognizing the unity government, was embarrassed Monday when State […]

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Christie Talks Tough Foreign Policy

Hinting at what a possible run for the White House in 2016 would look like, New Jersey governor Chris Christie on Sunday called for a more aggressive foreign policy that defends American values abroad. Speaking at the Champions of Jewish Values International awards gala in New York, Christie did not mention Israel specifically. But he insisted that America’s leaders must send “clear […]

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