“U-M has a moral and legal responsibility to address discrimination on campus, and we hope it will take swift action to fulfill that obligation,” said board chairman of the Lawfare Project, a legal think tank.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the keynote speaker at the opening session of the Christian Media Summit. Currently taking place in Jerusalem, the event discusses topics pertinent to Israel and the Christian world. The prime minister said, “Israel is the only country in the Middle East where the Christian community thrives and grows.”
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is one of politics’ great survivors. His second stint as prime minister has now lasted almost 10 years. Israeli elections are predicted to take place in the winter. A recent poll suggested that Netanyahu’s Likud Party will likely win 32 out of 120 seats in the parliament.
In the wake of one of their planes being shot down by Syrian missiles during an Israeli airstrike, Russia announced that within the next two weeks, they will be supplying Syria with the advanced S-300 missile defense system. The presence of the Russian missiles will seriously curtail Israel’s ability to cope with the Iranian military presence along their northern border and raises tensions in the region several notches.
Israel’s Air Force commander will lead a delegation to Moscow today to try and smooth over the diplomatic imbroglio following the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria on Monday night. The delegation, which is led by Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin, will “present the situation report of the event regarding all aspects, including the… Read more »
Israel’s relationship with its near neighbor Turkey is complicated. The two countries have seen diplomatic relations cool since the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident. Things took a turn for the worse when Israel’s ambassador to Turkey was expelled earlier in the year following violence at the Israel-Gaza border crossing. However, there are some signs that there… Read more »