Obama’s Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who is Jewish, was heckled this summer at a Jewish-themed conference in New York when he defended the nuclear deal.
Allan began his fast to protest the Israel’s policy of administrative detention, which allows authorities to hold suspects for months without charge or trial.
“I am surprised that rejecting discrimination, and reiterating the principles of equality and justice in the U.N. Charter, can still be contested by anyone,” Khalaf said.
Israel considers a nuclear Iran an “existential threat” and has vowed to foil any attempt by the Islamic Republic to attain such a capability.
This was the first time the measure, known as administrative detention, was applied against an Israeli since the crackdown began following a pair of deadly attacks last week.
Obama, who has long been criticized for his lack of engagement with Congress, has gotten personally involved in selling the deal to lawmakers and other influential groups.
Israeli media says Ettinger is the grandson of Rabbi Meir Kahane, an ultranationalist whose party was banned from Israel’s parliament for its racist views in 1988. Kahane was killed by an Arab gunman in 1990.
Rivlin had written a Facebook post following Friday’s arson attack on a Palestinian family’s home in the West Bank village of Duma by suspected Jewish extremists.
Palestinian health officials say an 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops has died of his wounds.
The Israeli military said it sent troop reinforcements to the West Bank, fearing the incident could trigger unrest.
An anti-gay extremist stabbed six people during a gay pride parade in Jerusalem
The military said troops took over the under-construction complex inside the Beit El settlement overnight to remove protesters that had holed themselves up inside.
Iran and Hezbollah organise a terrorist network that covers over 30 countries on five continents, including just about every country in Europe, said Netanyahu.
Netanyahu showed no signs of tempering his criticism Tuesday and added a veiled threat of his own.
Maharshtra CM Devendra Fadnavis describes what came of his foreign trips as he speaks to Shubhangi Khapre