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Today: Priti Patel in Israel

this morning (friday 3rd), 8.42-8.44am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“The BBC has learned that the International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, held undisclosed meetings in Israel, with a politician (Yair Lapid), private companies and charities, without telling the Foreign Office while accompanied by a powerful pro-Israeli Conservative lobbyist.”

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The Fall of Netanyahu: Too Little, Too Late

It seems the long reign of Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to its end. Nothing is certain yet, and there will doubtless be more scenes in this… 107 more words

Benjamin Netanyahu

Misrepresenting History--Again

I have numerous writing projects I’d rather be working on right now, but, yet again, I’m seeing people misrepresent the piece of history which I spent a great deal of time researching and writing about. 1,231 more words

How Israel Should Relate to Diaspora Jewry

This week’s Israeli cabinet decisions to scrap an agreement to establish a separate space for egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall and to perpetuate the Haredi monopoly over conversions in Israel are disappointing and damaging, and will adversely affect relations between Israel and Diaspora Jews. 1,005 more words


Jewish State Should Not Mean Exclusively Jewish

The question of whether Israel is a Jewish state has inexplicably become a hot button topic over the past decade. It is something that seems indisputably self-evident – after all, the essence of the Zionist movement is Jewish sovereignty in the Jewish homeland – but the idea that Israel must be explicitly recognized and proclaimed as a Jewish state has gone from stating the obvious to a point of contention in Israeli affairs both foreign and domestic. 1,108 more words


Yair Lapid, perhaps Israel's next PM, on Palestinian peace process timing: “15-20 years, the main element of which is security arrangements” [VIDEO]

Stop denying the Israeli consensus on the Palestinians
by Jonathan S. Tobin
March 30, 2017

Yair Lapid is the current favorite to become prime minister the next time the Israeli people go to the polls to elect a new Knesset, at some point in the not-too-distant future… 94 more words

Israel & Middle East

La investigación policial perjudica a Netanyahu y las encuestas favorecen a Yair Lapid

El diario israelí Maariv encargó una encuesta política al instituto “Panel Politics”, tras varias semanas en las que se difunden noticias sobre investigaciones del primer ministro Binyamin Netanyahu. 518 more words