Abbas Calls Parents of Palestinian Terrorists Before Meeting With Israeli Ministers; US Umbrella Group Pledges $54 Million to ‘Secure Every Jewish Community’

Ahead of a meeting with ministers from Israel’s Meretz political party on Sunday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas spoke with the parents of two Palestinians recently killed by Israeli security forces while carrying out terrorist attacks. The official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that Abbas called to offer his condolences to the father of Israa […]

Iran Supreme Leader Spox Calls for Israel’s Destruction; Report: Defense Minister Gantz Tells Abbas Wants to be ‘New Rabin’

Lotfollah Dezhkam, a senior official representing Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in Fars Province, in a sermon over the weekend reportedly called for the elimination of Israel. Kian Meli, a news outlet described by the Jerusalem Post as being opposed to the mullahs, quoted Dezhkam’s remarks: “The global arrogance led by America with the complicity […]

Foreign Minister Lapid Inaugurating Israeli Embassy in Bahrain; Report: Biden Nixed Abbas Meet at UN General Assembly; 1 Million People Visit Western Wall During Jewish Holidays

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid flew to Bahrain on Thursday, in what is the highest-level official Israeli visit to the Gulf state since the countries formally normalized ties last year. The Jewish state’s top diplomat is scheduled to meet with his Bahraini counterpart, Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani, and then they are slated to jointly inaugurate the mission […]

In UN Speech, PM Bennett to Warn Iran Nuclear Program at ‘Critical’ Level; Violence Erupts in West Bank as Israeli Forces Foil Hamas Terror Attack

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday sat down with the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani and Khalifa Shaheen Almarar, respectively, ahead of his speech before the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday. It marked Bennett’s first face-to-face talks with senior ministers from […]

Survey Teaser: HonestReporting’s Approach of Reaching Youth ‘Where They Are’ Improves Perceptions About Israel

As HonestReporting has extensively detailed (see, for example, here and here), antisemitism continues to flourish at US universities. Indeed, a study released this week found that more than 65 percent of “openly Jewish” college students have at some point felt unsafe on campus, which prompted 50% to at least once conceal their identity. According to the study […]

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Scarred By Second Intifada, Peace Is Hard For Israelis To Believe In

This week marks the anniversary of two major events in Israeli history: namely, the September 28, 1995 signing of the so-called Oslo II Accords, and the September 29, 2000 outbreak of a concerted campaign of Palestinian terrorism that became known as the Second Intifada. Below is an article from HonestReporting’s archives that partially explores the […]

Reports: Israel Assassinated Top Iranian Nuke Scientist Using AI ‘Killer Robot’ Weapon; Rioters Throw Rocks as Last Two Palestinian Prisoners Captured in Jenin Raid

Israel assassinated Iran’s top nuclear scientist using a remote-controlled AI “killer robot,” according to reports. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh – dubbed the “mastermind of Iran’s nuclear program” – was taken out in a November 2020 operation that saw the unarmored vehicle he was traveling in targeted while on a road outside Tehran. According to sources, it marked […]

HonestReporting CEO Briefing: An Insider’s View Into Latest Successes & Projects (HIGHLIGHT REEL)

HonestReporting recently held a special Zoom briefing by CEO Daniel Pomerantz, who provided insights into Ben & Jerry’s Israel boycott as well as how the media is covering violence emanating from Hamas-ruled Gaza and our impact on the Associated Press’ reporting. Pomerantz also discussed some of our newest projects, including an initiative to identify and […]

Report: Iran Has Enough Nuclear Fuel to Produce Bomb in One Month; Israel Prepares for Possible Violence on Yom Kippur; UN Ceremony Marks Abraham Accords Anniversary

Iran’s current stockpile of uranium enriched to 60 percent has given it the ability to produce the fuel necessary to manufacture a first nuclear bomb in “as short as one month,” according to a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report. The report has raised concerns as talks focused on the US rejoining the 2015 […]

Palestinian Jailbreak Prisoners Captured Amid Nationwide Manhunt; Gaza Terrorists Test Israel With Renewed Rocket Fire

Four of the six Palestinian fugitives who broke out of Gilboa Prison have been recaptured by Israeli security forces following a five-day nationwide manhunt. Police arrested the men, including the alleged mastermind of the escape plot Zakaria Zubeidi, a former commander of Fatah’s US-designated terrorist group Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, near the northern Israeli city of […]