Less than a week before D.C. trip, it's unclear what Netanyahu will tell Trump on Palestinian issue. Bennett, meanwhile, is pushing him to drop two-state-solution from the agenda.
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
Move expected for long time, but Dublin now in earnest due to new settlement expansion and law for expropriating Palestinian land, says official in Jerusalem.
Belgian ambassador to Israel hauled into meeting at the behest of Prime Minister Netanyahu, upset that he talked to leaders of B'Tselem, Breaking the Silence.
Officials questioned the NIF's Jennifer Gorovitz three different times about the NGO's activities and funding, holding her for 90 minutes.
Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg asks Interior Minister Arye Dery if there is a 'special procedure' concerning members of civil society groups.
Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel met with leaders of B'Tselem and Breaking the Silence while in Israel, despite Netanyahu's demand that the Belgian government stop funding organizations that 'harm IDF soldiers.'
Jennifer Gorovitz grilled about her plans by a number of officials at Israel's airport, asked about NIF funding to various NGOs in Israel.
'Our trust in the Israeli government's commitment to the two-state solution has been fundamentally shaken,' German Foreign Ministry spokesperson says.
Foreign Ministry issues talking points to Israelis embassies to stress to foreign diplomats that the so-called 'Regularization Law' won't last long.
Joint Israeli, Russian efforts have failed to prevent the deportation of Alexander Lapshin to Azerbaijan, which he has criticized in posts.