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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.
In Jerusalem, former Rep. Michele Bachmann talks of the Jewish state’s promising future
Throughout her public life, the conservative firebrand has been an outspoken supporter of Israel and as visited numerous times to show solidarity. She did so again for the U.S. embassy opening.
Ambassador Friedman: Hamas breaching the Gaza border a ‘suicide bomb on a large scale’
U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman met with leaders of the White House Faith Counsel Initiative the day after the celebratory opening of the new American embassy in Jerusalem.
Former IDF commander: Hamas are ‘gangsters holding 2 million Palestinians as hostages’
“Billions of dollars [have been] invested in the Gaza Strip. [The] result is all this money goes to Hamas leaders, rockets and to tunnels instead of creating greenhouses and factories,” said former IDF Southern Commander Maj. Gen. Yoav Galant.
Waiver clause threatens integrity of Israeli equivalent to America’s Taylor Force Act
“We managed to get Taylor Force passed without any type of waiver whatsoever, which was a difficult and noteworthy accomplishment,” said Sander Gerber, a New York-based hedge fund executive who was a strong proponent of the Taylor Force Act. “Any Israeli equivalent of the law should also be passed without a waiver.”
Exiting Iran deal, Trump signals: ‘America resumes regional leadership’
David Wurmser, adviser to former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and John Bolton, says by reversing the previous policy, the United States has “accepted the responsibility again of ensuring that American interests will drive policy, and that while our alliances are appreciated, they are to be understood in the context of interests, not instead of them.”
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.
Does it matter whether Iran actually violated the terms of the JCPOA?
Mideast analyst David Wurmser discusses flaws in the deal, the lack of a full “reveal” and why he says it was never a treaty, but “an agreement among a policy community discredited by their willful suspension of sobriety and reality.”
PART 1 of series on Israel’s counterpart to Taylor Force Act
Will Israel pass a law to offset ‘pay-to-slay’ stipends to jailed Palestinian terrorists?
While America was able to pass its version of the Taylor Force Act as part of an omnibus spending bill, the Israeli bills to offset terror payments have stalled for months, highlighting key differences between the U.S. foreign-aid payments and Israeli tax-revenue transfers.
In Israel, Lag B’Omer leads to Meron
An estimated 250,000 men, women and children are expected to travel to gravesite of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in the small northern village in the Upper Galilee over a two- to three-day period starting on Wednesday.
And the award for best performance goes to . . . Natalie Portman
The problem with the mantra about supporting Israel while simultaneously criticizing it is that the right to disparage often does more damage to the critic than to the receiving party.
Bill Clinton admits quiet campaign against Netanyahu during the 1996 election
Despite Clinton’s under-the-radar efforts, Netanyahu defeated Peres in a narrow upset, in what was seen by many as a rejection of the Oslo peace process.
Israeli Security Cabinet member warns about future of Iranian aggression in the Mideast
“Iranians are using the so-called vacuum that was created in the Middle East because of the collapse of regimes, and they are trying to create a Shiite arc from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea,” Galant said at an event prepared by the Israel Project in Jerusalem.
Upcoming address by Jimmy Carter at Liberty U. raises concern among Christian Israel supporters
They are troubled by his anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric, and wonder what kind of message that sends, especially to the younger crowd.
For Conference of President’s Malcolm Hoenlein, orderly transition ‘the right thing to do’
Hoenlein tells JNS that following the selection of a new executive—a process that could take one to two years—he will continue to focus on external relations as well as plans to structure the Conference for the years ahead.