Israel’s Dermer calls on nations to ‘fix’ Iran deal

Israel’s ambassador to the United States told a Bethesda audience this week that the greatest challenge his country faces is the potential for a nuclear-armed Iran. He called on the United States, the European Union and Germany to “fix” the 2015 agreement that limited that potential. Ron Dermer, speaking Tuesday at Congregation Beth El of… Read More

Charity provides top-shelf items to needy families

Mordechai Roizman has a heart for those in need: After Hurricane Sandy wracked devastation across New York City and coastal New Jersey, he joined those helping residents who had lost everything, pitching in to help distribute food, clothing and dry goods. But Roizman, a 48-year-old veteran of boardroom battles and executive strategy sessions knew that,… Read More

Rally at Qatar Embassy sends message to Hamas

  The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington believes it can pressure Qatar to force its client Hamas to release the remains of two slain Israeli soldiers captured in 2014. Qatar, a small Persian Gulf state, has been under blockade from its larger neighbors since the summer. About 50 people gathered in front of… Read More

Bolton delivers strong warning on 9/11 anniversary

Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton marked the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by warning of an impending nuclear threat from Iran and North Korea. “North Korea and Iran don’t pose a military danger to the United States. Their principal threat is to kill innocent American civilians,” he told an audience from the… Read More