Trump: Decision on Jerusalem Embassy ‘In Not Too Distant Future’

Sunday, January 29, 2017
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President Donald Trump on Sunday insisted that he is still inclined to follow through with a campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,…

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RJC, ZOA Criticize Trump’s Holocaust Statement

Sunday, January 29, 2017
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President Donald Trump is facing across the broad criticism from the American Jewish organizations and political groups for omitting the murder of 6 million Jews in a statement marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day….

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Woodall, Hastings Introduce Bill Assailing Palestinian Incitement

Friday, January 27, 2017
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WASHINGTON – House Representatives Rob Woodall (R-GA) and Alcee Hastings (D-FL) introduced a bipartisan resolution condemning Palestinian incitement on Wednesday. The bill calls on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas…

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Kafe Knesset for Jan. 27

Friday, January 27, 2017
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Kafe Knesset — While the Prime Minister was questioned for the 3rd time, about 1500 Likud activists gathered in the southern city of Eilat for the 2nd Likudiada…

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Kafe Knesset for Jan. 26

Thursday, January 26, 2017
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With all due respect to the usual agenda, green leaves of marijuana took over this morning’s Knesset conversations. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announced that he supports decriminalization…

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INTERVIEW: Palestinian Representative to DC Offers Restrained Assessment of Trump

Thursday, January 26, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Being a Palestinian Authority diplomat in Washington now is a challenging task. While Palestinian officials lobbied aggressively to pass a United Nations Security Council resolution in…

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Durbin Obstructs Pro-Israel Bill Condemning UNSC

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) has delayed a Senate bill assailing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a resolution criticizing Israel, according to fellow Democrat Tom…

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Spicer Evasive on Settlement Construction, Aid to Palestinians

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday refused to indicate whether or not President Donald Trump will stop the transfer of U.S. dollars to the Palestinian Authority…

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Kafe Knesset for Jan. 24

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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In a message that appears to be designed for the ears of the Trump administration, Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett, addressing the INSS [Institute for National Security Studies]…

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Among Jerusalem Embassy Backers, Varying Views On When And How

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Immediately following President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, chatter has surfaced in Washington and Jerusalem regarding the future of the U.S. Embassy in Israel. White House Spokesman Sean…

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