Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made it his personal mission to persuade the American Congress to reject President Obama’s Iran Deal. In pursuit of this goal, Netanyahu spoke directly to the leaders of the Jewish Federations of North America about his reasons for believing it is a bad deal. Netanyahu outlined specific concerns regarding the deal, saying that it not only doesn’t stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons but actually “paves Iran’s path to the bomb.” Netanyahu urged American Jews to take a stand against the Iran Deal before it is too late. “What we do now will affect…
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu harshly criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after the council released a report on last summer’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza. The report condemned Israel for war crimes targeting civilians and children, while completely ignoring Hamas’ role in endangering their own citizens and deliberately targeting Israel civilians. Netanyahu pointed out the hypocrisy of the UNHRC by drawing attention to the fact that since the council was formed, it has condemned Israel more times than all the other countries of the world combined. Watch Netanyahu’s statement below.
Despite President Obama’s opposition to his visit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke before both houses of Congress this week with a message of warning. The prime minister meticulously outlined the threat posed by a nuclear Iran and the danger of accepting a bad deal which will not prevent Iran from achieving its goals. Netanyahu was received with warmth and admiration from Congress, in stark contrast to the cold shoulder from the White House. View Netanyahu’s passionate plea for Congress to intervene in the video below.
Prime Minister Netanyahu met with outgoing Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird in Jerusalem and thanked him for his country’s friendship and shared commitment to fighting Islamic extremism and terror. Under the leadership of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Canada has become an increasingly outspoken ally for Israel. Watch the statements by Netanyahu and Baird in the video below.
The Palestinian Authority has been circulating rumors that Israel plans to restrict Muslim access to the Temple Mount. Under the current arrangement, Muslims control their holy sites the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque but Israeli border police guard the entrance to the Temple Mount. The rumors that Israel might change the status quo have sparked riots and violence in Jerusalem in recent weeks, prompting the Israeli government to issue a video contradicting the lies meant to fuel a religious uprising. See the truth in the video below.
Hamas released a video on August 13, during truce talks with Israel, in which a spokesman boasts that they are continuing to produce rockets and planning for future aggression against Israel, which they tellingly call “occupied Palestine.”