Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award-winning former Chicago City Hall political reporter and columnist. He can be reached on his personal website at

Twitter: @RayHanania 

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US support for Israel goes beyond party lines

After coming under a barrage of personal attacks from four freshmen Democratic congresswomen, President Donald Trump responded by telling them to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.”

July 17, 2019

Palestinian leadership has no plan to end Israeli oppression

I attended the “Peace to Prosperity” conference held in Bahrain last week and I found it fascinating. It inspired new thinking.

July 03, 2019

Netanyahu’s failure gives Palestinians another chance

Benjamin Netanyahu. (Reuters)
June 05, 2019

Trump’s Israel-Palestine deal to pile pressure on Jordan

US President Donald Trump is due to unveil his much-hyped “deal of the century” plan for Israeli and Palestinian peace following the end of Ramadan next month.

May 24, 2019

Arab Muslim congresswomen disrespected by fellow Democrats

OPINION: The exclusion of @IlhanMN and @RashidaTlaib from @emilyslist was because of their perceived weak advocacy for abortion, but I believe even more so because of their criticism of #Israel, writes @RayHanania.


May 15, 2019