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Israel: Turkey Needs To Think Twice Before Criticizing Us

By Israel News Agency Staff Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs: “The normalization of our relations with Turkey does not mean that we will remain silent in the face of its baseless condemnations. Israel will continue to defend its civilians from all rocket fire on our territory, in accordance with international law and our conscience.”  “Turkey… Read More »

As Turkey Stabilizes, Israel And Cyprus Discuss Security Cooperation

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — July 24, 2016 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following statement today from his office in Jerusalem at the start of his meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades: “Cyprus and Israel are two small democracies in the eastern Mediterranean. We also share common challenges,… Read More »

Israel To UN: Don’t Rewrite History Of Jerusalem

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — July 11, 2016 … Is Jerusalem Jewish? That is the question the UN will be addressing tomorrow. This morning the Israeli Foreign Ministry sent an open letter to members of the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ahead of tomorrow’s vote on a draft resolution… Read More »

Israel, Turkey Shake Hands

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 27, 2016 … Turkey announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Israel today after a six-year break in ties. Turkey is seeking to ease a sense of isolation on the world stage as Israel views enormous financial and security benefits. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued the following statement… Read More »

Netanyahu Condemns Turkey Terrorist Attack

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — March 14, 2016 … Part of the following was communicated by the Prime Minister’s Office to the Israel News Agency. “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemns the large-scale terrorist attack in Ankara in which innocent citizens lost their lives and many dozens were injured. Israel expresses solidarity with… Read More »

Israel, US Allies Feel Obama Is Abandoning Them for Iran

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — March 31, 2015 … Part of the following was communicated by the Prime Minister’s Office to the Israel News Agency. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today addressed the opening of the 20th Knesset. “The greatest threat to our security and to our future was and remains Iran’s effort to arm… Read More »

Muslims Tell Muslims: No Violence, No Terrorism

“Real Islam teaches to help, not hurt strangers.” Photo: Joel Leyden By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New England, USA — January 17, 2015 … The above mosque is not in Iraq, Syria, Turkey or Iran. But one would have wished it was. The speaker was Dr. Saud Anwar, mayor of South Windsor, Connecticut. Dr. Anwar… Read More »

Netanyahu At Jerusalem Funeral: Global Islamic Terrorism Must Be Eliminated

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem — January 13, 2015 … The bodies of French terror victims Yoav Hattab, 21, Yohan Cohen, 20, Philippe Braham, 40, and Francois-Michel Saada, 64, arrived in Israel aboard a pre-dawn flight from France. A few of these men wanted to make Aliya to Israel, to move to Israel – but not in this… Read More »

Israel, US Urge ICC To Reject Palestinian Bid To Join

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem — January 1, 2015 …  Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a discussion this afternoon on the Palestinian Authority’s application to various international treaties, and made the following remarks at the end of the meeting: “We expect the International Criminal Court to reject outright the Palestinian Authority’s hypocritical act because… Read More »

Death of Klinghoffer Is Your Problem, I’m Not Jewish!

 (Photo: Reuters) By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — October 21, 2014 … Over 4,000 people attended a demonstration yesterday against the “Death of Klinghoffer” opera in New York City. Many were Jewish, some were Christian. All were angry. They all had one objective – to illustrate that this opera about a 69-year-old wheelchair-bound… Read More »