Netanyahu’s Russian realism

Ben Cohen writes a weekly column for JNS.org on Jewish affairs and Middle Eastern politics.  The senior editor of  The Tower Magazine and TheTower.org, Cohen is the author of “Some of My Best Friends: A Journey Through Twenty-First Century Antisemitism.” Posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 4:15 pm By Ben Cohen | 0 comments These are the daysContinue reading “Netanyahu’s Russian realism”

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 theContinue reading “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.”

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 proactivelyContinue reading “Mexico looks to the Jewish playbook to counter threat of Donald Trump”

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 IsraelisContinue reading “Israel’s Brexit Fears”

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

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 UAFContinue reading “Ukrainian UAF Persistent Shelling of Donbass Infrastructure and Civilians”

DO WE REALLY WANT WAR WITH RUSSIA?

by Eric Margolis 25 June 2016 War with Russia appears increasingly likely as the US and its NATO satraps continue their military provocations of Moscow. As dangers mount, our foolish politicians should all be forced to read, and then re-read, Prof. Christopher Clark’s magisterial book, ‘The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914.’ WhatContinue reading “DO WE REALLY WANT WAR WITH RUSSIA?”

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 attackedContinue reading “Spy vs spy?Russian FSB guard attacked U.S. diplomat outside Moscow embassy”

Trump: Warren is a ‘racist’

June 27, 2016, 02:07 pm By Jonathan Easley Haiyun Jiang Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday, calling her a “racist” and a “total fraud.” Speaking in an interview with NBC News correspondent Hallie Jackson, Trump retaliated against Warren, who described him as a bigot just hours earlier at a campaignContinue reading “Trump: Warren is a ‘racist’”

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 bombingsContinue reading “10 Dead As Explosions Rock Istanbul Airport”