REGISTER NOW! CIJR’s 33rd Annual Gala (Virtual). Sunday, August 22, 2021 @ 7:30 pm (EDT) – Join us for an exhilarating program: Keynote speaker and Lion of Judah recipient, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Simon Wiesenthal Center, and auxiliary speaker Yoseph Haddad, Arab-Israeli activist.
Bennett’s Full Speech To Knesset – Read It Here: Jerusalem Post staff, Jerusalem Post, June 13, 2021 — H.E. President Reuven Rivlin; President-elect Isaac Herzog; Mr. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; President of the Supreme Court, Justice Esther Hayat; Speaker of the Knesset Yariv Levin; my partner in forming the Unity Government, Member of Knesset Yair Lapid, and his wife Lihi; Ministers of the outgoing government; Ministers of the incoming government; Members of Knesset; honored guests.
Israeli Election Candidate Spotlight: MK Naftali Bennett.mp4: Jinsa, Mar. 4, 2021 – Naftali Bennett on Netanyahu, Iran, the Palestinians and other Issues. As Israel’s new government takes office, JINSA is circulating a recent webinar it conducted with incoming Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. The March 4 webinar provides important insight into Bennett’s views on outgoing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iran, the Palestinians and other issues, at an especially critical time for the U.S.-Israel relationship and the future of the Middle East.
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World Reacts as Bennett, Lapid Form New Government, Oust Netanyahu After 12 Yrs: The Times of Israel liveblogged Sunday’s events as they happen, with the Knesset voting in Israel’s 36th Government, Times of Israel, June 13, 2021
In Speech Before Swearing-In, Ra’am Leader Vows To ‘Reclaim Expropriated Lands’: Amy Spiro and Aaron Boxerman, June 13, 2021 — Ra’am leader Mansour Abbas, whose support provided the key backing needed for the incoming change government’s majority, vowed to reclaim land in Israel that was “expropriated” from Arab Israelis.
Israel’s New Gov’t, Jordan And The Rest Of The Middle East – Analysis: Seth J. Frantzman, Jerusalem Post, June 14, 2021 — Israel’s new government faces many hurdles as it struggles not only to maintain a coalition, but also to navigate a complex and changing Middle East.
The Truth About Israel’s “Unity” Government: Caroline Glick, Caroline Glick Blog, June 8, 2021 – In Episode 9 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour, my co-host Gadi Taub and I go into the nuts and bolts of the new Israeli government that is set to be sworn in next Sunday, June 14. We explain why it is post-modern, post-Zionist, post-democratic and post-Jewish and what this means for Israel’s national security, national identity and national sanity.
Haley In Israel: The People Of Israel Always Celebrate Life: Erez Linn, Israel Hayom, June 13, 2021 — Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley joined Evangelical leader Pastor John Hagee, the founder and chairman of Christians United for Israel, on a solidarity mission to the Jewish state over the weekend.
Omar Forces Jewish Democrats To Make A Tough Choice: Jonathan S. Tobin, JNS, June 13, 2021 — After a surge in violent anti-Semitism inspired in no small part by vicious attacks on Israel by members of their party’s left-wing, some Jewish Democrats have had enough. After Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) compared the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban, the 25 Jewish members of the House of Representatives who are Democrats (two others are Republicans), met informally. Their discussion focused on whether it was time to rebuke Omar by name for her latest effort at demonizing the Jewish state, as well as besmirching the United States.