Many of Israel’s leaders have publicly recognized the Armenian Genocide at various points throughout Israeli history. But as a nation, the Jewish state has refused to do this.
Israel will not win the battle against antisemitism until it recognizes the Armenian Genocide, President Armen Sarkissian told The Jerusalem Post.
The Prime Minister blasted Ankara for its current foreign policy that, he said, is ignoring international law on the high seas.
Bilateral relations at the political level are developing today. However, if an Azerbaijani Embassy in Israel had been opened, relations would have developed in a completely different way.
Lindsey reassured American Jewry that we were not alone and that we had friends who stood with us against Iran’s promise to destroy Israel.
Since Turkey is a NATO ally, fellow members have been especially reluctant to risk angering the Turks.
In a prelude to the Holocaust and the crimes of ISIS, the slaughter of Armenians was an opening to a hundred years of similar mass murder events.
The Democratic-controlled House voted 405-11 in favor of the resolution, which asserts that it is U.S. policy to commemorate as genocide the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.
But facts on the ground occasionally dictate otherwise – particularly in Armenia, one of the world’s oldest Christian nations.
“The time has come to stop giving in to Turkish pressure," Yair Lapid said.