Politics March 8, 2016: White House insulted Netanyahu refuses to meet Obama as Biden visits Israel

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White House insulted Netanyahu refuses to meet Obama as Biden visits Israel

By Bonnie K. Goodman

March 8, 2016 10:47 AM MST

 The Obama-Netanyahu wars continue; the new spat comes as the White House Is upset the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chose not to visit the US and meet with President Barack Obama, March 7, 2016
The Obama-Netanyahu wars continue; the new spat comes as the White House Is upset the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chose not to visit the US and meet with President Barack Obama, March 7, 2016
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Judaism December 10, 2015: Obama celebrates White House Hanukkah party with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

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Obama celebrates White House Hanukkah party with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 10, 2015, 7:03 PM MST

President Barack Obama and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin delivered remarks, before reciting the blessing and lighting the Hanukkah candles at a White House reception, Dec. 9, 2015

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President Barack Obama and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin delivered remarks, before reciting the blessing and lighting the Hanukkah candles at a White House reception, Dec. 9, 2015
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Politics December 10, 2015: Trump cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu condemns ban on Muslim entering US

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Trump cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu condemns ban on Muslim entering US

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 10, 2015, 12:42 PM MST

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump cancelled his trip to Israel after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Trump's proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the US, Dec. 10, 2015
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump cancelled his trip to Israel after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Trump’s proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the US, Dec. 10, 2015
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Politics July 14, 2015: Historic Iran nuclear deal reached, faces opposition from Israel

Historic Iran nuclear deal reached, faces opposition from Israel

July 14, 2015

News reports are saying that the P5+1 world powers, the United States, the UK, France, China, Russia and Germany and Iran have reached a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear weapons program. The landmark deal was reached early…

Politics May 26, 2015: Obama tries to sell Iran deal Palestinian state to Jewish community

Obama tries to sell Iran deal Palestinian state to Jewish community

May 26, 2015

In what was supposed to be a speech emphasizing anti-Semitism and at event for American Jewish Heritage Month and Solidarity Shabbath, President Barack Obama spent more time trying to sell his impending nuclear deal with Iran and a Palestinian…

Politics May 26, 2015: Canadian PM Stephen Harper shows solidarity with Israel at Montreal Jewish Community Council gala

Harper shows solidarity with Israel at Montreal Jewish Community Council gala

May 26, 2015

The Jewish Community Council of Montreal (Vaad Ha’ir) feted Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his unwavering and staunch support to Canadian Jewry and Israel. Harper was the honoree at the Jewish kosher certification organization’s first…

Politics May 8, 2015: Obama congratulates Netanyahu after he secures 61-seat coalition government

Obama congratulates Netanyahu after he secures 61-seat coalition government

May 8, 2015

With two hours left before the deadline to form a coalition on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, Israeli Prime Minister and Likud party leader Benjamin Netanyahu was able to secure a razor narrow 61-seat coalition out of 120 Knesset…

Politics April 25, 2015: Obama WH-Israel thaw continues on Yom Haatzmaut, but not towards Netanyahu

Obama WH-Israel thaw continues on Yom Haatzmaut, but not towards Netanyahu

April 25, 2015

After Congressional Democrats warned President Barack Obama and the administration, their harsh rhetoric towards Israel and its Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would cost the Democrats votes in the 2016 elections, Obama has been trying to placate and improve relations especially…

Jewish Musings April 21, 2015: Women of the Wall triumph finally read from full size Torah scroll at Kotel

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Women of the Wall triumph finally read from full-size Torah scroll at Kotel

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, April 21, 2015, 10:46 AM MST

The Woman of the Wall (WoW) Nashot HaKotel read for the first time from a full sized Torah scroll in the women's section of the Kotel, Western Wall for Rosh Hodesh Iyar services, April 20, 2015

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Politics April 12, 2015: Obama and Democrats’ Jewish voter problem over Iran deal, Israel and Netanyahu

Obama and Democrats’ Jewish voter problem over Iran deal, Israel and Netanyahu

April 12, 2015

Jewish public opinion and support of President Barack Obama has never been more contentious as when the president celebrated his eighth Passover and his seventh in the White House on Friday, April 3, 2015. The recent announcement of the…

Politics April 1, 2015: Netanyahu, Boehner meet in Jerusalem discuss US-Israel strong bond, Iran threat

Netanyahu, Boehner meet in Jerusalem discuss US-Israel strong bond, Iran threat

April 1, 2015

President Barack Obama might not acknowledge Israel and the United States’ “strong bond,” Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner, R-OH has no problem expressing and did so in his amicable meeting and statement on…

Politics March 31, 2015: Netanyahu points out Obama flip flopping on Iran deal at 20th Knesset opening

Netanyahu points out Obama flip flopping on Iran deal at 20th Knesset opening

March 31, 2015

After the 20th Knesset opened in Israel and the new members were sworn-in on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toasted the new Knesset and its 39 new members in Jerusalem, Israel. In his remarks he…

Politics March 29, 2015: Boehner, McConnell backing up Israel PM Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal sanctions

Boehner, McConnell backing up Israel PM Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal sanctions

March 29, 2015

Details are emerging about the Iran nuclear weapons deal that is in its final stages of negotiations for the framework deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is speaking out against the deal, that is even “worse” than he…

Politics March 29, 2015: Boehner bashes Obama’s ‘reprehensible animosity’ towards Israel, Netanyahu

Boehner bashes Obama’s ‘reprehensible animosity’ towards Israel, Netanyahu

March 29, 2015

With the Congressional recess in the full swing, delegations from the House of Representatives and the Senate are heading over to Israel to meet with newly reelected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH appeared…

Politics March 25, 2015: Israel election results Rivlin formally tasks Netanyahu to form 34th government

Israel election results Rivlin formally tasks Netanyahu to form 34th government

March 25, 2015

In a ceremony held Wednesday evening, March 25, 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel President Reuven Rivlin officially tasked Benjamin Netanyahu to put together Israel’s 34th government. Netanyahu will then have 28 days to form the coalition, and assign portfolios…

Politics March 24, 2015: Israel denies US claims of spying on Iran nuclear talks

Israel denies US claims of spying on Iran nuclear talks

March 24, 2015

Senior US official are accusing Israel of spying on the US and P5+1 Iran nuclear weapons talks according to a report from the Wall Street Journal on Monday, March 23, 2015. The allegation accuses Israel of gathering the information…

Politics March 20, 2015: Obama threatening trying to manipulate Netanyahu, Israel over Palestinian state

Obama threatening trying to manipulate Netanyahu, Israel over Palestinian state

March 20, 2015

President Barack Obama and his administration are continuing their threats and attempts to manipulate Israel on Thursday, March 19, 2015 after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s sweeping victory. Only two days after Israel’s election on…

Politics March 18, 2015: Obama’s sore loser reaction to Netanyahu’s win no congratulations only threats

Obama’s sore loser reaction to Netanyahu’s win no congratulations only threats

March 18, 2015

President Barack Obama and his administration are acting like sore losers on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu solidified a major victory in Israel’s elections on Tuesday, March 17. Netanyahu’…

Politics March 17, 2015: Israel election results Netanyahu’s Likud wins big 30 seats to Herzog’s 24

Israel election results Netanyahu’s Likud wins big 30 seats to Herzog’s 24

March 17, 2015

With 99 percent of the polls reporting early morning Wednesday, March 18, 2015 the results prove Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party swept and crushed the competition winning 30 seats in Israel election on Tuesday, March 17. Meanwhile Isaac…

Politics March 17, 2015: Netanyahu declares victory in Israel’s election Herzog refuses to concede

Netanyahu declares victory in Israel’s election Herzog refuses to concede

March 17, 2015

After the exit polls determined that Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party won between 27 and 28 seats beating out Isaac Herzog’s Zionist Union’s 27 seats, Netanyahu declared victory and set out to celebrate with his…

Politics March 17, 2015: Netanyahu will remain Israel’s prime minister according to exit polls

Netanyahu will remain Israel’s prime minister according to exit polls

March 17, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the incumbent in Israel Election on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 is declaring victory with exit polls declaring that his Likud Party received 27 or 28 seats in the Knesset, and the right…

Politics March 16, 2015: Israel election 2015 guide: Netanyahu’s Likud vs Herzog’s Zionist Union

Israel election 2015 guide: Netanyahu’s Likud vs Herzog’s Zionist Union

March 16, 2015

Israel is set to go to the polls again for the 20th time on Tuesday March 17, 2015, where they will elect the 20th Knesset and by extension determine the next prime minister, Israel’s 34th. In this election…

Politics March 15, 2015: Senate panel probing Obama ties to anti-Netanyahu OneVoice V15 election campaign

Senate panel probing Obama ties to anti-Netanyahu OneVoice V15 election campaign

March 15, 2015

If Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu loses reelection on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 will it be because the Obama administration had a part in funding an anti-Netanyahu campaign, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations seems to think so and…

Politics March 13, 2015: Romney wants Obama to refuse Iran deal defends Netanyahu and 47 GOP senators

Romney wants Obama to refuse Iran deal defends Netanyahu and 47 GOP senators

March 13, 2015

Just because he is not running for president in 2016 does not mean former 2012 Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney is not going to weigh in on the potential Iran nuclear weapons deal. Romney wrote an op-ed published…

Politics March 10, 2015: GOP senators facing backlash for letter objecting to Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

GOP senators facing backlash for letter objecting to Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

March 10, 2015

They may have been forced to delay a vote on the bill regarding a potential Iran nuclear weapons deal, but 47 Senate Republicans have taken their own action sending a letter to Iran objecting to any deal on Monday, March…