May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

The pro-Israel right is starting to feel unease with Pres. Trump

WASHINGTON — The Zionist Organization of America launched two broadsides against a Trump administration it has ardently defended, signaling a growing unease on the pro-Israel right with the president’s Israel policies. More...

Arab Gulf states open to steps toward normalization with Israel

Arab Gulf states reportedly have offered to begin normalizing relations with Israel if Israel makes gestures toward peace with the Palestinians.  The offer reported by The Wall Street Journal came as President Donald Trump readied for a visit to More...

Cyclists honor Italy’s Bartali

Italian and Israeli cyclists paid tribute to Gino Bartali, an Italian cycling champion who saved hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust and in 2013 was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations.  Bartali, who died in 2000, smuggled in his bicyc More...

Israel’s Nigeria envoy funds soccer league

Israel’s ambassador to Nigeria donated the embassy’s fund for an Independence Day celebration to establish a soccer league in the African nation for refugee children.  More...