All posts tagged Donald Trump

US seeks to reassure Israel over Syria

After a fortnight of frenzy, Israel’s security officials relaxed on Sunday, when America slowed the timetable for its pullout from Syria.

Sanctions a ‘severe blow’ to Iran

In a step that could spell the beginning of the end for the Iranian regime, America has hit it with crushing sanctions.

Antisemitism rising on the right

In the long history of our people, Jews do not tend to do well when nationalist sentiments rise, when borders are sharply drawn and identities are crisply defined. Such times tend to leave us out.

Haley stepping down as US ambassador to the UN

NIKKI Haley, the US envoy to the United Nations and a strong defender of Israel in the world body, will leave her post by the end of this year.

Fears funding freeze is going too far

DONALD Trump is being accused of taking his squeeze on Palestinian funding too far, by stopping new grants to organisations that promote coexistence with Israelis.

Ehud Barak on…

’VISITING Australia for the JNF 2018 annual campaign, Ehud Barak, Israeli statesman and soldier, sat down with The AJN for a wide-ranging interview, during which the former PM declined to categorically rule out another tilt at Israel’s prime ministership.

Don’t cry for me, Argentina

Stepping back into Argentine society in the mid-1900s, two Jewish directors, plus two Jewish ensemble members, are bringing the iconic musical Evita to Australian audiences. Sophie Deutsch reports.

US moves to redefine Palestinian refugees

America is preparing to declare that most people deemed Palestinian refugees aren’t actually refugees, according to an Israel Television News report last Saturday.

Festival to write home about

AN annual and much-anticipated tradition for book lovers, the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival inspires audiences through its dynamic program comprising provocative but respectful conversation, innovative ideas, and heart-tugging tales of survival. Sophie Deutsch takes a look at some of the main events on offer in this year's festival.

Trump and Putin discuss Syria

In past discussions Trump has shown naivety about Russia’s seriousness about threats from Syria, and all indications after this week’s summit are that he is becoming less assertive, not more, with Putin.