Time to Form an American Jewish Emergency Committee Against Donald Trump A mobilization would counter the shameful acquiescence to Trump in some corners of the American Jewish establishment.

    Peter Beinart  HARATZ Jun 22, 2016 In dangerous times, American Jews have a tradition of forming “Emergency Committees.” In 1939, fearing that World War II would imperil the activities of the London and Jerusalem-based World Zionist Organization, representatives of America’s major Zionist groups formed the Emergency Committee for Zionist Affairs. Later renamed the […]

Mexico looks to the Jewish playbook to counter threat of Donald Trump

By Rafa Fernandez De Castro WASHINGTON, D.C.— Donald Trump is uniting Mexicans in a way that few other causes have in the past. Now Mexican lobbyists, diplomats, business leaders and advocacy groups are organizing a strategy to fight back against the Trump menace. But in doing so, they’re learning that their country needs to proactively […]

Israel’s Brexit Fears

Weighing the political and economic fallout. 06/29/16 Joshua Mitnick  Jewish Week Contributing Editor   Anti-Brexit protestors rally against the vote to leave the EU Tuesday in Trafalgar Square. Getty Images Tel Aviv — When the votes on the Brexit referendum had all been counted, the Brits’ surprise decision to leave the European Union left Israelis […]

(DNC internal fight over Isreal?)Hillary Clinton’s views on Israel win out in DNC platform, for now

Hillary Clinton’s views on Israel win out in DNC platform, for now By Tal Kopan and Elise Labott, CNN Updated 1557 GMT (2357 HKT) June 26, 2016 Sanders busts status quo on Israel 01:46 (CNN)Democrats — seeking to unify after a bruising primary — have sidestepped a potentially messy fight over Israel in the party’s […]

Ukrainian UAF Persistent Shelling of Donbass Infrastructure and Civilians

By Eduard Popov Global Research, June 29, 2016 Fort Russ 28 June 2016 Ukrainian security forces shelled the territory of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic 19 times over the past day, RIA Novosti reports from the headquarters of the LPR People’s Militia. “From June 27th to June 28th, 2016, 19 instances of shelling by the UAF […]

Spy vs spy?Russian FSB guard attacked U.S. diplomat outside Moscow embassy

In 2013, U.S. diplomat Ryan C. Fogel was briefly detained by the Russian security services and then ordered to leave the country . (Handout/Reuters) By Josh Rogin June 29 at 7:01 AM In the early morning of June 6, a uniformed Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) guard stationed outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow attacked […]

10 Dead As Explosions Rock Istanbul Airport

Two suicide bombers open fire before detonating their explosives at Turkey’s biggest airport. 21:40, UK,Tuesday 28 June 2016 Play video “Panic Inside Istanbul Airport” Video: Panic Inside Istanbul Airport Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share by email At least 10 people have been killed and another 20 wounded in suicide bombings […]