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Does the US promote an apartheid policy?
This is a sort of American apartheid policy. No Jews allowed. Even if we live less than a kilometer one from the other or drive on the same roads.
US Consulate General, embassy merge to form single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem
The U.S. embassy in Israel and U.S. Consulate General, both in Jerusalem, will merge to “achieve significant efficiencies and increase our effectiveness,” announced the State Department.
Friedman clarifies Trump’s statement on Israel paying a ‘higher price’ for Jerusalem
“The president feels that if the parties are lucky enough to be sitting in a room and making progress, he might say to the Israelis, ‘Look, can you do a little bit more? Look what we did for you. Is there something more that you could do?’ ” said U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
Opposing closer US ties to Israel, Greek anarchists sneak into foreign ministry
This development comes a year after Rubicon members vandalized the Israeli embassy in Greece to protest Israeli policies toward Palestinians.
Jerusalem municipality fast-tracks expansion of and renovations to US embassy
According to a report in Hadashot news, the expansion will add 7,500 square feet to the existing structure, allowing more staff and services to be transferred from the former Tel Aviv embassy to the compound in Jerusalem’s Arnona neighborhood.
Slovakia declares it will move its embassy to Jerusalem
“Slovakia is on its way to relocating its embassy to Jerusalem,” the head of the Slovak National Council Andrej Danko tells Israeli President Reuven Rivlin • Delegation of Slovak lawmakers also says country to open a cultural center in the Israeli capital.
Shifting sands? Grassroots element in the Democratic Party moves away from Israel
A growing partisan divide was on display this week in reaction to the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem and two days of consecutive violence in the Gaza Strip. The question is: How far will one sector on the left continue to cause fissures?
White House Faith Leadership Initiative celebrates embassy move in Jerusalem
“Things have changed in the White House. Things have changed in America. It is a new day,” said Pastor Mario Bramnick, president of the Latino Coalition for Israel.
Terrorist propaganda vs. the truth
If tens of thousands of rioters armed with incendiary weapons and explosive devices swarmed the border of another country, all the preaching and calls for restraint would evaporate.
Embassies to Jerusalem, the dawn of a new era
The significance of this move can hardly be overstated. It is a significant shift in the discourse of the Middle East.
Israelis respond to Trump, U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem
Some are for and against individual policies made by the U.S. president, but most seem satisfied that Jerusalem is being recognized as Israel’s capital.
Fact Sheet: US Embassy relocation to Jerusalem
The Israel Project
The announcement implements bipartisan congressional requirements first passed into law more than 20 years ago in the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which were subsequently reinforced in multiple bipartisan motions, most recently in summer of 2017. Republicans and Democrats in the House, the Senate and the White House have long supported the decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Security forces on alert ahead of ‘sensitive’ Jerusalem events
“We are in the midst of the most difficult month and the most sensitive week we’ve seen in years,” said Israeli law enforcement.
Nations divided over whether to attend opening ceremony of US embassy in Jerusalem
Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria and Romania are among those who plan on being there. Russia, Germany, Ireland, Malta, Mexico, Portugal, Australia, Poland and Sweden have decided not to go.
Jerusalem is rising as Israel’s enemies falter
In just a few days, Washington will move its embassy to the Jewish state’s capital. At the same time, Palestinian leadership is showing signs of collapse, and Iran is struggling from internal unrest and a failing economy, topped off by America’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal.