"Together with Israel" is a news blog that covers Israeli news & politics from a pro-Israel, Zionist perspective. Also covering Israel's relations with other countries & continents including the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia & Asia. Together with Israel also covers Israel Advocacy news, and serves as a reference source on Israel. Posts are primarily in English, but also in Hebrew.
יחד עם ישראל הוא בלוג חדשות המכסה חדשות ישראלי ופוליטיקה מנקודת מבט פרו ציוני פרספקטיבה. גם כיסוי היחסים של ישראל עם מדינות אחרות לרבות ארצות הברית, אירופה, קנדה, אוסטרליה ואסיה. יחד עם ישראל מכסה גם חדשות סינגור ישראל, ומשמש כמקור התייחסות בישראל. הודעות הן בעיקר בשפה אנגלית, אלא גם בעברית.
Ms. Goodman has a BA in History & Art History, and a Masters in Library and Information Studies
both from McGill University, and has done graduate work in Jewish history at Concordia
University as part of the MA in Judaic Studies degree program, where she focused Medieval & Modern
Judaism and her thesis focused on American Jewish History & Southern Jewish History, particularly
Jews life during the Civil War. She also has a DCS in Communications, with an emphasis on the
Fine Arts from Vanier College.
Ms. Goodman had contributed to the news sections of Military History and Vietnam Magazines, and was also the former Editor/Features Editor for the History News Network (HNN), and had
worked for HNN from 2004-2010.
President Obama in Israel 2013
Full Coverage of President Barack Obama's Middle East Tour & Israel Visit from March 20-23, 2013 @ Obama Israel Visit
POLITICAL TRANSCRIPTS TRUMP PRESIDENCY & 115TH CONGRESS: Statement by President Trump on Syria Source: WH, 4-6-17 Mar-a-Lago, Florida 9:40 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans: On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians. Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, […]
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POLITICAL TRANSCRIPTS TRUMP PRESIDENCY & 115TH CONGRESS: President Trump’s First 50 Days of Action: Achieving Results for the American People Source: WH, 3-10-17 JUMPSTARTING JOB CREATION: President Donald J. Trump is looking out for the American workers who Washington has left behind. President Trump has worked with the private sector to deliver tens of thousands […]
POLITICAL TRANSCRIPTS TRUMP PRESIDENCY & 115TH CONGRESS: Remarks by President Trump in Joint Address to Congress Source: WH, 2-28-17 U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 9:09 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and citizens of America: Tonight, […]
POLITICAL TRANSCRIPTS TRUMP PRESIDENCY & 115TH CONGRESS: President Donald J. Trump to Address a Joint Session of Congress for the First Time Source: WH, 2-27-17 President Donald J. Trump will be delivering his first address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Be sure to tune in as the President will […]
JBUZZ MUSINGS: ISRAEL/JEWISH CULTURAL BUZZ JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS Note: The following includes an extensive excerpt from the author’s unpublished thesis entitled, “Unconditional Loyalty to the Cause: Southern Whiteness, Jewish Women, and Anti-Semitism, 1860-1913” for the MA in Judaic Studies program at Concordia University. After the shooting attack on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in […]
JBUZZ MUSINGS: ISRAEL/JEWISH CULTURAL BUZZ JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS Where are donations going? Canadian Jewish community high poverty and inequality By Bonnie K. Goodman Judaism November 26, 2014 The recently released Jewish Population of Canada, 2011 report indicated there is widening income gap among the Canadian Jewish community. The report looked at the demographics in Canada in […]
JBUZZ MUSINGS: ISRAEL/JEWISH CULTURAL BUZZ JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS By Bonnie K. Goodman Judaism October 26, 2014 They finally did it, feminist Jewish prayer group Women of the Wall (WoW) smuggled in a tiny Torah scroll on Rosh Hodesh Chesvan Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 for a bat mitzvah torah reading to the women’s section….READ MORE
JBUZZ MUSINGS: ISRAEL/JEWISH CULTURAL BUZZ JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS Bible Lands Museum oldest siddur on display despite mystery surrounding the book By Bonnie K. Goodman Judaism October 12, 2014 Until Oct. 18, 2014, the public can have the opportunity to view what is being touted as the oldest known surviving siddur, Jewish prayer book. This 9th century […]
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According to a news report from Haaretz released early Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his senior cabinet ministers that he absolutely will not agree to dividing of Jerusalem in any framework for a peace agreement…READ MORE
United States Secretary of State John Kerry might have just left Israel and the Middle East region this past Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, but he is planning to return for the second time in a week on Monday, Jan. 13…READ MORE
Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Israel for his 10th visit to Israel since March 2013 and the first of 2014 on Jan. 1, 2014 determined on creating a peace agreement framework between Israel and the Palestinians. Despite whirlwind…READ MORE
On Sept. 1, 2013, Nabil Sha’ath, a senior Palestinian leader leaked to Israel Radio that Israel and the Palestinians met the evening before, Saturday Aug. 31, 2013 for the fifth peace talks meeting. The next day on Sept…
United States Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Aug. 13, 2013 about Israel’s new construction plans in East Jerusalem and the West Bank settlements. Kerry announced this peace talks development during…READ MORE
Israel decided on August 8, 2013 that it will boycott any agreement with the European Union (EU) unless they drop major stipulations of the guidelines they published last month which cuts off funding and projects to any area beyond Israel….READ MORE
The Times of Israel has obtained a copy of the new European Union directive concerning EU funding for entities established beyond the 1967 border lines including the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights.