Evangelical supporters of Israel express concerns with their champion Netanyahu being ousted from power

WASHINGTON (JTA) — After a decades-long embrace that began when he first served as Israel’s prime minister in the 1990s, Benjamin Netanyahu’s evangelical allies are worried about a future without him.  Jews who value the Christian alliance are worried, too, about a possible erosion of support among a critical pro-Israel sector should Netanyahu be forced […]

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Shira Haas gives life to a devastating illness in the decorated Israeli film ‘Asia’

(JTA) — Shira Haas, the Israeli actress who vaulted into superstardom with her roles in the TV series “Shtisel” and “Unorthodox,” has a track record of playing multifaceted characters. Nonetheless, she faced unprecedented challenges when making the new film “Asia,” which dominated last year’s Ophir Awards (the Israeli equivalent to the Oscars) and is seeing […]

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International Law and WMD Attacks on Israel

International Law and WMD Attacks on Israel By Prof. Louis René Beres EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In the years ahead, Israel could face the growing prospect of weapon of mass destruction (WMD) terrorism – i.e., attacks involving chemical, biological, or even nuclear weapons. In this connection, it is vital that Israeli officials do their utmost to prevent perfidious enemy manipulations […]

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Netanyahu condemns incitement from ‘every side’ but also decries ‘election fraud’ as Israeli officials fear violence

(JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned violent rhetoric on “every side” of the political spectrum Sunday but also claimed that Israel’s incoming government, which will replace him, is the result of “the greatest electoral fraud in the history of the country.” Netanyahu’s speech came as the head of Israel’s Shin Bet security service […]

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