Politico new magazine reports some members of Congress mulling over not attending the Israeli PM’s address as a protest for his appearance.
Dozens of Democrats in the US House of Representatives have been threatening to skip Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s March 3 address to Congress, Politico reported on Tuesday.
US Vice President Joe Biden – Photo: AFP
“We defer to Democratic members if they’d like to attend or not,” a White House aide told Politico. The office of Vice President Joe Biden declined to comment on the matter, the report added.
According to Politico, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) Continue Reading »
Israel’s Prime Minister has directed the IEC not to risk the lives of its employees in repairing the damage caused by Hamas.
By Yosef Berger
Seventy thousand Gazans from Khan Younis and Deir el-Balah were in the dark Sunday night after a Hamas rocket hit the power line that supplies electricity to those places. It’s not clear when Israel Electric Company workers will be able to repair the system, but they are apparently in no rush to do so. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has asked the IEC not to risk the lives of its employees in trying to restore power to the affected sector in Gaza, an operation that could take hours. Continue Reading »
PM Netanyahu: Ship’s takeover was meant to stop missiles from reaching terrorists and to expose ‘true face’ of Iran
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday the seizure of the cargo ship carrying missiles from Iran bound for Gaza had two goals – to prevent the weapons from reach terror groups and to “expose the true face of Iran” to the world.
Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu
“Iran denies its involvement, but it’s lying. We will provide proof of this tomorrow,” Netanyahu said at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting. The prime minister and Israel’s top brass are expected to head to the Red Sea port of Eilat Monday for a news conference and display of the captured weaponry. Continue Reading »
Former domestic employee at PM Netanyahu’s residence says he was lied to & overworked while serving as superintendent of Prime Minister’s household staff.
The superintendent of the Prime Minister’s Residence claims he was exploited and his rights were trampled while he was working for the Netanyahus’ household staff, and is now suing for compensation.
P.M. BENJAMIN NETANYAHU LIGHTING HANUKA CANDLES ON THE 1ST NIGHT OF CHANUKAH IN JERUSALEM WITH THE HELP OF HIS WIFE, SARA, SONS, YAIR & AVNER (05/12/1996). – Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons/GPO/Flickr
In a draft of the complaint set to be filed with the Labor Court against the official residence, the man claims he was made to work long hours, and was mistreated and belittled despite his dedication to his job. Continue Reading »