Israel, US Race to Stop Extreme Jewish Orthodox Sect from Traveling to Iran; FM Lapid Discusses Abraham Accords Expansion

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met with his United Arab Emirates counterpart Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss a range of issues, including expanding on the Abraham Accords.  Speaking at a press conference afterward, Blinken praised the relationship between Israel and the UAE, which he said […]

‘A Memorial And A Name’: The Story Of Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum

Angela Merkel’s last trip to Israel as chancellor of Germany this week included visits to a number of important sites. Possibly the most significant destination on her two-day itinerary was Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem.  The German leader has expressed remorse over the Nazi genocide of some six million Jews […]

Survey Results: HonestReporting’s Work On Hamas Conflict Dramatically Increased Favorability Towards Israelis

Executive Summary HonestReporting recently commissioned a professional study whose findings show that our framing and messaging during last May’s conflict involving the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip was highly effective at improving understanding of, and favorability towards, the State of Israel and its citizens. Overall favorability towards Israelis rose by a dramatic 33% across respondents aged 18-44. […]

Blinken to Have ‘Candid’ Conversation With FM Lapid on Israel’s China Ties; European Antisemitism ‘Deeply Ingrained,’ New Survey Finds

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid told US Vice President Kamala Harris that shared values and interests allow their two countries to overcome any differences between them, as he capped off the first day of meetings with senior US officials in Washington on Tuesday. “Even when we have differences, I know that our goal is common, which […]

‘Bring Down the State of Israel’: Media Outlets Obscure BDS Campaign’s True Goal in Sally Rooney Boycott Coverage

The debate over Irish author Sally Rooney’s severing of ties with an Israeli publisher in line with her support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement continues. Over the last two days, numerous international media outlets have published articles about Rooney’s decision to partake in a “cultural boycott” of the Jewish state by preventing her […]

Vice News Downplays Hamas Terror Tunnels, Contends Gaza Child Soldiers Receive ‘Fitness Training’ (VIDEO)

 In a report on May’s Hamas-initiated war against Israel, Vice News parrots terrorist propaganda claiming that the IDF’s defensive actions somehow breached international law. In the video, correspondent Isobel Yeung repeatedly charges Israel with targeting Gazans during a May 14 operation to destroy Hamas’ network of attack tunnels. There’s just one problem: There’s not a shred of […]

Trending: Israel Considering Laws To Hold Social Media Giants Liable For Incitement Posted By Users

A team of experts working for the Israeli Ministry of Communications is considering new laws that would hold social media companies liable for incitement posted by users on their platforms. Though newspapers and television networks have long been liable for such content, this is a potentially dramatic development for social media giants. The discussion comes […]

Israeli FM Lapid in Washington Ahead of Likely Iran Nuclear Talks Restart; FIFA Prez: Abraham Accords Could See Israel Co-host Soccer World Cup

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid was slated to arrive in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday for a three-day trip that is expected to include meetings with Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of State Antony Blinken,  the United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat and Jewish leaders. The centerpiece of the trip is a trilateral meeting between Lapid, his […]

Media Erase Jewish Connection to Newly Uncovered Ancient Winery in Israel

Israeli media this week reported on the discovery in Yavne of a huge complex consiting of 1,500-year-old winepresses capable of producing some two million liters of wine each year. The world’s largest known Byzantine-era winery was unearthed by archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority. The deep Jewish connection to ancient Yavne figured prominently in local […]

Beautiful World, Where Are You? Bestselling Author’s Israel Boycott Hypocritical & Antisemitic

Sally Rooney is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in the literary scene right now. The 30-year-old Irish author’s 2017 debut novel Conversations With Friends was an international success and is currently being turned into a series that will air on the BBC and streaming platform Hulu. Her second book, Normal People, debuted at number […]