WATCH: What threat does Islamic State pose to the West?
Former Islamic world adviser at the Pentagon Dr. Harold Rhode explains the group’s goals and how it uses violence to recruit followers - in the Middle East as well as the West.
When I cooked the seder for the Obamas. I’m not usually fazed by cooking for Passover, but cooking for the President is a different (matza-)ball-game.
Obama said Friday that the U.S. is looking at limited action in Syria and warned that the use of chemical weapons threatens allies such as Israel, Jordan, and Turkey. Kerry said that Syria chemical attack on August 21 killed 1,429. Keep up to date with Haaretz’s live blog.
No bread for Obama: the U.S. president will be visiting Israel right before the beginning of Passover, and therefore the entire King David Hotel, where he will be staying with an entourage that will fill all 233 rooms from Wednesday March 20 to Friday March 22, will be made kosher for Passover.
However Executive Chef Michel Nabet isn’t worried. "So, we won’t eat pasta and Obama won’t either, it’s not so bad. We’ll eat more fresh vegetables – we have no shortage of ingredients.” Read more.