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Israeli leaders remember Sen. John McCain, the man, the hero, Israel’s friend

Israel’s Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, “John McCain was an American hero and a unique person. We will always remember him as a great friend of Israel. May he rest in peace.”
– WATCH: PM Netanyahu eulogizes John McCain.



Knesset members from across the political spectrum praised the late American Senator John McCain, who died Saturday, as a close friend of the Jewish state.

“The State of Israel salutes John McCain,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday in response to the death of the long-time US senator. Netanyahu called McCain a “great American patriot and a true friend of Israel.” Continue Reading »

Senior US Senators Say Jonathan Pollard Should Not Be Released

Chairwoman & Vice Chairman of Senate Intelligence Committee reject proposal where Pollard would be released in exchange for releasing 400 convicted Palestinian terrorists, including mass-murderers. 

By Ari Yashar


Several senior senators have come out with harsh opposition to the deal proposed Tuesday, by which America would release Jonathan Pollard in exchange for the release of over 400 Israeli-held Arab terrorists and a partial construction freeze in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.

Senator Dianne Feinstein – Reuters

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) told The Daily Beast on Tuesday that they oppose the deal in no uncertain terms. Continue Reading »

John McCain: U.S. must aid Syrian rebels to keep Iran from nuclear weapons

U.S.Republican senator, in Israel, agrees with P.M.Netanyahu: Negotiations with Palestinians must be without preconditions.

By and Reuters

U.S. Senator John McCain said in an interview published Monday that arming Syrian rebels is an important step in deterring Iran from its nuclear ambitions.

Senator John McCain, left, speaks during a press conference with Senator Lindsey Graham

Senator John McCain, left, speaks during a press conference as Senator Lindsey Graham, right, listens on, Jerusalem, June 30 2013. – Photo: AFP

Speaking to Army Radio on a visit to Israel, the Republican senator deflected concerns that weapons provided to rebels could fall into the hands of terrorists, who might use them against the United States and Israel. Continue Reading »