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October 30, 2014
U.S.-Israel Relations Called a “Crisis That Must Be Fixed”
While the U.S. has historically been Israel’s closest ally, the Israeli press is reporting that the relationship has soured in recent weeks — enough so that Israel’s finance minister is calling it a “crisis that must be fixed.” The rift is growing wider as U.S. officials are denouncing Israel’s plans to expand construction in East Jerusalem.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• After recent attacks in Canada and the U.S., there is a growing concern among both governments of “lone wolf terrorists” who already live in their countries.
• Pro-Russian rebels plan their own elections after Ukrainian citizens elected a pro-Western parliament.
• An Israeli citizen was killed fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas on the Palestinian Authority’s recent law banning sale and rental of property to its enemies.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning is an American-made stealth fighter jet that fills ground attack, reconnaissance, and air defense roles. It is a “fifth generation” combat aircraft – the newest and latest in aeronautic design – and Israel Hayom reports that the first two F-35 aircraft ordered by Israel are now set for production: The […]
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