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Ayalon: Time to Thank America

Former deputy Foreign Minister calls on the public to thank America for assistance that cannot be made public.

Ayalon: Time to Thank America

US Pres. Obama in Israel: ‘Peace Must Come’

“Peace must come to the Holy Land,” proclaimed US President Barack Obama after stepping down on to the tarmac at Ben Gurion Int’l Airport.

US Pres. Obama in Israel: ‘Peace Must Come to Holy Land’player

US President Obama Arrives in Israel

President Barack Obama has arrived in Israel for his first visit as the leader of the United States.

US President Obama Arrives in Israel

Peres to Obama: America and Israel Share a Destiny

President Shimon Peres thanks President Barack Obama. ‘Your vision reflects the future as it should be.’

Peres to Obama: America and Israel Share a Destinyplayer

Judean Town Names Neighborhood for Pollard

The town of Karmei Tzur names a new neighborhood for Jonathan Pollard as Obama gets more letters calling for his freedom.

Judean Town Names Neighborhood for Pollard

Obama Arrives, Police Hotline for Traffic Updates

US President Barack Obama has arrived, and Israel Police have provided a hotline for real-time information about traffic snarl updates.

Pres. Obama Arrives, Police Hotline 'Live' for Traffic Updates

‘Obama’s Red Line on Iran – Fiction’

Diplomat tells Ma'ariv that Obama’s ‘red line’ on Iran is ‘fiction’ aimed at discouraging an Israeli strike.

‘Obama’s Red Line on Iran – Fiction’

Beilin: Kerry Confirmed Obama Peace Plan

Obama plans to unveil a new peace plan for Israel and the Palestinian Authority, former minister says.

Beilin: Kerry Confirmed Obama Peace Plan

Americans Pessimistic Over Israeli-Arab Peace

Americans are pessimistic that Israel will ever be able to live in peace with its neighbors, new poll reveals.

Poll: Americans Pessimistic Over Israeli-Arab Peace

Kerry Arrives in Israel Ahead of Obama Visit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Israel to attend some meetings a day ahead of President Barack Obama's milestone visit.

Kerry Arrives in Israel Ahead of Obama Visit

Obama Takes Off from Washington

U.S. President Barack Obama departed late Tuesday en route to Israel for a four-day trip to the Middle East.

Obama Takes Off from Washington on the Way to Israel

Jewish Quarter Resident: Obama Put Us Under Siege

The visit to Jerusalem of President Barack H. Obama will impact perhaps most negatively on residents of the Jewish Quarter.

Jewish Quarter Resident: Obama Put Us 'Under Siege'

Israeli Source: Chemical Weapons Used in Syria

An Israeli source confirms that chemical weapons were used Tuesday in attacks in Syria. Obama, Netanyahu to discuss.

Israeli Source Confirms: Chemical Weapons Used in Syria Attack

Thousands Rally for Pollard in Jerusalem

Thousands of people rallied outside the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem, demanding President Obama pardon Jonathan Pollard.

Thousands Rally for Pollard in Jerusalemplayer

Gilad Shalit Appeals to Obama: Free Our Brother

Gilad Shalit joins Entebbe hostage in pleading with Obama for Jonathan Pollard’s freedom.

Gilad Shalit Appeals to Obama: Free Our Brother

Video: Ariel Students Protest Obama Exclusion

Students at Ariel University protested their exclusion from U.S. President’s speech. ‘No ignoring us.’

Video: Ariel University Students Protest Obama Exclusionplayer

Rivlin: Obama’s Knesset Snub ‘Worrying’

Former Knesset speaker says President Obama’s speech venue choice sends message of mistrust.

Rivlin: Obama’s Knesset Snub ‘Worrying’

Highway 1: Obama Traffic Jam Begins

The highway will be intermittently sealed off for traffic between Ben Gurion Airport and Jerusalem today.

Highway 1: Obama Traffic Jam Begins

Americans Believe Obama Should Pressure PA

New poll finds that 48% of Americans say the U.S. should increase pressure on the PA to compromise for peace, rather than on Israel.

Americans: Obama Should Pressure PA, Not Israel

Obama, Netanyahu to Hold 3 Working Meetings

Original plan called for only one meeting, on Wednesday. Meetings on Thursday and Friday have been added.

Obama, Netanyahu to Hold 3 Working Meetings

Netanyahu Gift a Symbol of U.S.-Israel Connection

Netanyahu will give Barack Obama a chip in which the independence scrolls of both countries are embedded side by side.

Netanyahu's Gift to Obama: Symbol of the U.S.-Israel Connection

'Obama will Pressure, but Israel Should Refuse'

Israel should politely refuse to bow to any pressure to resume peace, says former Israeli representative Yoram Ettinger.

'Obama will Pressure, but Israel Should Politely Refuse'

Report: Israel to Seek US Attack on Syria

Israel will ask President Obama to order US attack on Syria if Assad tries to transfer weapons of mass destruction to terrorists.

Report: Israel to Seek US Attack on Syria, or Freedom to Do So

Thousands of Cops to Protect Obama

Israel will be dedicating a great deal of its resources to ensuring a successful visit for U.S. President Barack H. Obama

Thousands of Cops to Protect Obama, Instead of Citizens

Bennett's 'My Israel': Obama Spitting in our Face

Grassroots group founded by Naftali Bennett asks supporters to protest Obama's boycott of Ariel University students.

Bennett's 'My Israel': Obama Spitting in Israel's Face

Americans' Sympathies for Israel At All-Time High

Gallup poll has found that Americans' sympathies lean heavily toward the Israelis over PA Arabs.

Poll: Americans' Sympathies for Israel At All-Time High

Obama Welcomes New Israeli Government

President Barack Obama says he "looks forward to working closely with the prime minister and the new government."

Obama Welcomes New Israeli Government

Video Confirms Obama is Boycotting Ariel U?

Why won't students from Ariel University be invited to Obama's speech? White House video gives an explanation.

Does White House Video Confirm Obama is Boycotting Ariel U?player

MK Chetboun to Obama: Invite Students from Ariel

MK Yoni Chetboun appeals directly to Obama, asking him to invite students of the Ariel University to his speech in Jerusalem.

MK Chetboun to Obama: Invite Students from Ariel

Obama: Iran a Year Away from Getting a Bomb

Iran is "over a year or so" from getting a nuclear bomb, Obama tells Israeli television, reiterates that all options are on the table.

Obama: Iran a Year Away from Getting a Nuclear Bomb

Over Half of Israel's Police to Secure Obama Visit

15,000 police out of a 27,000 total will work 12-hour shifts to make sure Obama is safe.

Over Half of Israel's Police to Secure Obama Visit

Obama May Skip Ramallah During Visit

U.S. President Barack Obama could skip Ramallah during his upcoming visit to the region, PA source claims.

Obama May Skip Ramallah During Visit

Ettinger: US Anger over Obama's Stance on Israel

Many Americans upset by Obama’s policy of pushing Israel compromise, says former Israeli ambassador.

Ettinger: Anger in US over Obama’s Stance on Israelplayer

Ariel Students Excluded from Obama Talk

Obama’s staff sends speech invites to Israeli schools, but Ariel University students off the list. MK protests to ambassador.

Ariel Students Excluded from Obama Talk

Jerusalem Postpones E1-Related Discussion

A week before Obama’s visit, the city of Jerusalem has decided to postpone a meeting to discuss establishing a landfill adjacent to E1.

Obama Effect? Jerusalem Postpones E1-Related Discussion

Obama Meets Arab-American Leaders

Obama meets Arab-Americans at the White House, reiterates his Middle East trip is "not dedicated to resolving a specific policy issue."

Obama Meets Arab-American Leaders Ahead of Israel Trip

New Obama Schedule: Bethlehem Yes, Iron Dome No

An updated schedule for U.S. President Obama's visit to Israel indicates that he will visit the PA twice, but not an Iron Dome field unit

New Obama Schedule: Bethlehem Yes, Iron Dome No

Gilad Schalit: Free Pollard!

Former captive soldier asks public to sign petition calling on President Obama to free Jonathan Pollard.

Gilad Schalit: Free Pollard!

Huckabee: Israelis Have Made Many Sacrifices

Former governor Mike Huckabee at the Gush Katif Museum Dinner: You don’t negotiate with those who don't believe you have the right to exist.

Huckabee: Israelis Have Made Many Sacrifices for Peaceplayer

Obama's Visit to Begin on March 20

U.S. President Barack Obama's three-day visit to Israel and the PA will begin on March 20, Netanyahu's office says.

Obama's Visit to Begin on March 20