After the U.S. presidential election became clear, officials in Jerusalem City Hall were instructed to speed up building approvals.
Politico quoted an administration official who confirmed the change, which reverses decades of policy under Republican and Democratic presidents.
Israeli society has never been as divided as it is now.
“We moved the capital of Israel to Jerusalem. That’s for the Evangelicals. It’s amazing: The Evangelicals are more excited than Jewish people.”
Israel gets to keep restricting Palestinians’ access to their Arab neighbors, but the Palestinians get a (technically) contiguous West Bank territory.
In a video posted on social media showing part of the incident, teens can be seen throwing stones at a car driving past them.
Israel’s Foreign Minister Israel Katz said Israel will continue to strengthen Jerusalem and open more embassies there.
President Juan Orlando Hernandez will visit Israel to inaugurate a “diplomatic office” as an extension of the country’s embassy in Tel Aviv.
Nir Barkat of Likud said the congresswomen must be willing to “learn and listen.”
Jerusalem has one of the largest stray cat populations in the world.