Israeli campaign aims to whip up US protests against Ben & Jerry’s — report

Cable includes instructions for working with pro-Israel groups to foment demonstrations outside corporate offices as part of pressure campaign seeking to reverse boycott decision A report Tuesday detailed plans for a campaign by Israel’s diplomatic corps to stir popular sentiment in the US and elsewhere against Ben & Jerry’s and Unilever, which announced this monthContinue reading “Israeli campaign aims to whip up US protests against Ben & Jerry’s — report”

Benjamin Netanyahu Feels ‘Cheated,’ Won’t Give ‘the Slightest Legitimacy’ to New Government, Lawmaker Says

Aformal ceremony was not held as Naftali Bennett took over as Israel’s prime minister due to Benjamin Netanyahu feeling “cheated” by the new government, the Associated Press reported. David Bitan told Kan public radio Netanyahu “doesn’t want to give even the slightest legitimacy to this matter.” The Sunday election ended Netanyahu’s 12-year rule with a close voteContinue reading “Benjamin Netanyahu Feels ‘Cheated,’ Won’t Give ‘the Slightest Legitimacy’ to New Government, Lawmaker Says”

Far-right politician would be Israel’s next PM in proposed deal

Yair Lapid says Naftali Bennett would serve first in proposed post-Netanyahu power-sharing deal The far-right Israeli politician Naftali Bennett will be the country’s next prime minister under a proposed power-sharing deal intended to oust Benjamin Netanyahu, the head of the opposition has confirmed. Yair Lapid said in a speech on Monday that his efforts to forgeContinue reading “Far-right politician would be Israel’s next PM in proposed deal”

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