Israel

Democrats Angle to Distract amid Impeachment Fury in Congress

Democrat leaders are aiming to distract voters amid the ongoing secret impeachment inquiry with a newfound sense of legislative duty, inspiring Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to pivot to health care and leading House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to suddenly express the need to revive a resolution on a two-state solution in Israel. 

From left, Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, whose district contains El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., call for a Senate vote on the House-passed Bipartisan Background Checks Act as Congress returns …

Kurdish Children Flee to Israel for Medical Treatment

After being bombed and attacked by both the Turkish Army and its allied Free Syrian Army Forces in Afrin last year, Aram (name changed for security reasons) and her family – Kurds who were native to northern Syria – were forced to flee to Iraqi Kurdistan, much like the hundreds of thousands of Syrians who have recently become refugees due to the Turkish military operation.

A Syrian patient, who was wounded in the ongoing violence in Syria, receives treatment at the Galilee Medical Center in the northern Israeli city of Nahariya on October 26, 2017. Israel does not take in refugees from the war in Syria, but its army says that since 2013, it has …