All posts tagged Barack Obama

Dershowitz inspires thousands in Sydney

ANY event with Professor Alan Dershowitz as a keynote speaker is bound to be special, but the 2000-plus audience at UIA NSW’s gala event in Sydney last Sunday were, unexpectedly, treated to much more than an inspirational speech.

A tale of two servants

"YOU can succeed – or you can explain," is the reality of life in the Mossad as expressed by former director Tamir Pardo at the Jewish National Fund (JNF) annual dinner last Sunday.

Bibi bound for US but Australia trip still planned

AFTER less than 48 hours in his new job, Donald Trump rushed to invite Israel’s Prime Minister to the White House.

‘We are building and will continue to build’

ISRAEL has announced the construction of 2500 new homes in the West Bank, in the biggest building coup for settlers since 2013.

Magazine defends Holocaust cover

The Spectator Australia has defended a decision to publish on its cover an illustration of a death camp prisoner with a tattoo on their arm after it was described this week as “disturbing” and “deeply insulting”.

Obama lists Iran deal among successes

In his farewell address, outgoing US President Barack Obama listed the Iran nuclear agreement as one of his administration's signature accomplishments, stating that it "shut down Iran’s nuclear weapons program without firing a shot".

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The end of the era of giants

For all the ­high-profile mourners at Shimon Peres’ funeral in Jerusalem, it was his daughter who summed up the man in less than a dozen words.

‘Anything is better than Obama’

IS the United States’ widely perceived retreat from the Middle East for keeps, or “an historic accident”?

Reflections on Rabin’s legacy

AS 100,000 people joined together in central Tel Aviv on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, community leaders in Australia reflected on the life and legacy of the slain prime ­minister.

Mid East under the spotlight

ISRAEL’S relations with several of its Arab neighbours have never been ­better.