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Florida’s new Governor DeSantis: ‘My first foreign trip will be to Israel.’

READ entire interview: In first foreign interview, Republican Ron DeSantis, Florida’s Governor-elect says, ‘I will push U.S. President Trump to recognize Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights.’
– ‘I will be aggressive against BDS.’ promises Governor-elect DeSantis.

By Boaz Bismuth

 

If there is one American politician who has made support for Israel a daily agenda item, Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis is that man.

DeSantis,a Republican who for six years served in the U.S. House of Representatives, has his name on a series of legislative initiatives in Congress aimed at protecting and strengthening Israel, the highlight of which was his relentless push to relocate the U.S. Continue Reading »

WATCH: PLO chief Erekat blames Israel & Trump of ‘waging war’ on Palestinians

In an interview with Ynet, Saeb Erekat the PLO Secretary General and renowned Palestinian spin-master & fabulist, decries, “Netanyahu & Trump … believe they can take Jerusalem off the table, take refugees off the table, legalize settlements, drop the idea of two states on the 1967 lines, and they believe the Palestinians … will accept this.”

By Attila Somfalvi, Alexandra Lukash and Associated Press

 

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary General Saeb Erekat accused the US and Israel on Sunday of waging a “war against the Palestinians by financial pressure” after the Trump administration announced over the weekend that it would be cutting more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians. Continue Reading »

Aggressive BBC anchor presents mendacious spins in Netanyahu interview

BBC Newsnight anchor Evan Davis, fires off multiple leading and disingenuous questions to PM Netanyahu, who expertly corrects false assumptions over and over by delivering pragmatic answers.
– WATCH entire interview.

 

 

 

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Netanyahu warns Assad: If Syria fires at Israel, we’ll destroy his armed forces

PM Netanyahu says in London: Since after having inviting Iran into his country, where they’ve taken direct, aggressive, military action against Israel, Syrian President Bashar Assad ‘is no longer immune.’
– On the use of lethal force in Gaza, the PM said: ‘If you found non-lethal means to deal with such a situation, I would be the first to want to use it.’
– Watch Video

By Ynet

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday, saying if he fires at Israel, the IDF will “destroy his forces.”

“When they waged this horrific civil war, Israel did not intervene. Continue Reading »

Interview: Trump to give peace a chance before moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Speaking with former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, Trump says he first wants to try and forge peace between Israel and the Palestinians before working on his campaign pledge to move the US embassy to Jerusalem. When asked about a timeframe, President Trump answered, ‘We’re going to make a decision in the not too distant future.’
– Watch entire interview.

By Reuters

 

President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Saturday that he wanted to give a shot at achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians before moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

In June Trump signed a temporary order to keep the US embassy in Tel Aviv, despite a campaign promise he made to move it to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Fox News’ Sean Hannity interviews Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu in Israel

 

Prime Minister Netanyahu asks Fox News’ Sean Hannity, ‘How can we make peace, when Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says the nice, fluffy things to western leaders, but to his people, he promises guaranteed payments to those who kill Israelis…and Americans, with money that originally comes from American & European taxpayers?’

By Chana Roberts

 

In an exclusive interview, Fox News‘ Sean Hannity interviewed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Israel.

The two spoke about the Iran deal and the Iranian nuclear threat, the Israeli-Arab conflict, Netanyahu’s relationships with US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and more. Continue Reading »

Meet Lt. Shahar, Israeli Air Force’s newest female fighter pilot interviewed

 

view videoIDF interviews history-making Lt. Shahar, the 4th female fighter pilot who qualified for the Israeli Air Force.
– WATCH short Israeli Air Force clip.

By Yoav Zitun

 

“I don’t feel special,” said Lt. Shahar, the fourth female fighter pilot in the history of the Israeli Air Force who completed the 173 Pilots’ Training Course last week. “Even before the course, I was a completely regular person. Not the most successful amongst my friends. I didn’t have the highest grades in high school—they were actually middling. In basketball as well I was good, but I wasn’t in the top league. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Palestinian Woman Becomes Christian, Defends Israel

 

view videoIn a video interview, Sandra Solomon, the niece to one of Yasser Arafat’s top aides, speaks with authority on the hateful indoctrination of the Palestinians.

Israel Today Staff

 

Sandra Solomon is the niece of Saher Habash, one of the founders of the ruling Palestinian party Fatah and a leader in the campaign of terror known as the Second Intifada.

Sandra Solomon in a TV2 video interview (blow) – Facebook screenshot

She was born in Ramallah and later lived in Saudi Arabia. In both places, Solomon was raised to seek violence against the Jews. As a child she was taught to “hate the Jews, hail Hitler and praise the Holocaust,” Solomon said this month in an interview Israel’s Channel 2 News. Continue Reading »

Obama’s Interview on Israel TV2 Demonstrated His Embrace of the Palestinian Narrative

Despite his comments on ‘the Jewish experience’, Obama’s interview for TV2 only reassured the Israeli viewers that he supports the Palestinian cause.

By Tsvi Sadan

 

The interview President Obama gave to veteran Israeli journalist Ilana Dayan went very well. In her Hebrew introduction, Dayan said that being the first black president, Obama had “changed America forever.” While she failed to explain how skin color had changed America, viewers at home could tell by the tone of Dayan’s voice that whatever change to which she was referring must have been a good change.

TV2 Screenshot

With such an intro, it wasn’t surprising that contrary to promos suggesting Obama would put all his cards on the table, Dayan delivered an irritating interview showing a smug president having fun with one of his admirers. Continue Reading »

Interview: IDF Chief of Staff Gantz is Candid, Informative & Blunt

In his 1st interview after Protective Edge, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz says:

IDF won int’l praise for its conduct in its defensive operation in Gaza
Hezbollah doesn’t want to engage Israel in another all-out war
There’s no momentum for a 3ird Palestinian intifada
ISIS is ‘a phenomenon that must be tackled’, and
Says little on the issue of Iran.

By Alex Fishman

 

Almost the only moment during the interview with Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz at which his easy-going and measured tone of voice climbed an octave or two was when it came to criticism of the way in which the IDF operated and was managed during Operation Protective Edge. Continue Reading »