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Trump’s defense chief pick said Israel can be a pain, but few in pro-Israel camp seem to care. Why?

WASHINGTON  — President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for defense secretary is on the record decrying the burdens that Israel places on the United States and warning that the Jewish state could be headed toward apartheid. And with one notable exception, the right-wing pro-Israel community is enthusiastically on board.

Tuesday 12/06/2016
Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?
Posted: December 06, 2016

Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Wildfires rage through Israel
Posted: November 30, 2016

Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community and efforts by Israeli first responders have enabled the Jewish state to get an outburst of raging wildfires under control.

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Lawmakers to challenge Obama’s limit on defense aid for Israel
Posted: November 30, 2016

Democratic and Republican lawmakers are vowing to challenge a limit on U.S. defense aid for Israel that President Barack Obama included in the recently signed Memorandum of Understanding between the two nations.

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Betsy DeVos, Trump pick for education, pleases Orthodox, spooks church-state separationists
Posted: November 30, 2016

WASHINGTON – Add sweeping school reforms – and with them, funding for private schools that Orthodox groups embrace and secular Jewish groups fear -- to the campaign promises that Donald Trump plans to fulfill.

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Tuesday 11/29/2016
100 anti-Semitic incidents reported in US post-election, watchdog finds
Posted: November 29, 2016

One hundred anti-Semitic incidents occurred in the 10 days following the presidential election, representing about 12 percent of hate incidents in the U.S. recorded by a civil rights watchdog.

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7 moments that defined Castro’s relationship with Jews and Israel
Posted: November 29, 2016

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, whose death was announced late Friday, had a complicated history with Jews.

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Monday 11/28/2016
With the wildfires tamed, Israelis seek answers
Posted: November 28, 2016

JERUSALEM – As the wildfires that raged across this country for nearly a week were subdued Sunday, Israelis surveyed the devastation in search of answers.

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Top US firefighters 'dropped everything' to help Israel battle the blazes
Posted: November 28, 2016

TEL AVIV – Call them Israel’s American volunteer fire brigade.

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