• Operation Protective Edge

    Brief Update on IDF Ground Incursion into Gaza #4

    At this point of time (three-to-four hours following IDF’s incursion), the real scope of the military operation remains unclear. In his statement, Prime Minister Netanyahu noted that if necessary the operation will be expanded.

    2014-07-18 by Friends of Israel Initiative

  • Operation Protective Edge

    Operation Update and Strategic Assessment #3

    As this report is finally edited, PA and Hamas officials are attempting to bridge the differences over the ceasefire agreement with Egyptian interlocutors in Cairo.

    2014-07-16 by Friends of Israel Initiative

  • Declaration by the Board

    In Defence of Israel and Against Terrorism

    Friends of Israel Initiative proposes that this conflict must be examined more objectively, with intellectual honesty and sound historical and political judgment

    2014-07-15 by Board members of Friends of Israel Initiative

  • Declaración de los miembros del Board de Friends of Israel Initiative

    En defensa de Israel y contra el terrorismo

    Friends of Israel Initiative propone que este conflicto sea examinado de manera más objetiva, con honestidad intelectual y un juicio histórico y político consistente.

    2014-07-15 by Friends of Israel Initiative

  • Strategic Update and Assessment

    The Fourth Day of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge #2

    The imminent Israeli decision-making on launching a land offensive into Gaza has also led to the beginning of international diplomatic efforts to prevent the offensive and bring about a cessation of hostilities.

    2014-07-12 by Friends of Israel Initiative

  • House of Commons, London January 30th 2014

    Presentation remarks by FoII/HJS on Report Value Added

    Put Simply: Europe with Israel is safer, stronger, more prosperous and more innovative than one without it.

    2014-01-31 by José María Aznar

  • Regarding the guidelines on joint funds between the EU and Israel

    Letter to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the European Union

     We proudly recall Europe’s past contribution to the peace process, evident in its instrumental role in formulating the 2002 Israeli-Palestinian Roadmap for Peace.

    2013-10-01 by Members of the Friends of Israel Initiative

  • Published in the Daily Caller

    Meet Europe’s unlikely pro-Israel leader


     Aznar survived a car-bomb attack perpetrated by the Basque terrorist separatist group ETA. But Bardaji says this searing incident doesn’t necessarily explain the former prime minister’s affinity for terror-plagued Israel.

    2013-04-08 by Jamie Weinstein