The Trump administration is accelerating relocation plans of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
It’s not clear if private citizens can legally fund an official government building.
The State Department’s budget request makes clear that Trump’s promise to cut aid was an empty threat.
To the applauds of many members of Israel’s Knesset, Vice President Mike Pence promised Monday a prompt relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel, from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem.
Ambassadors usually represent U.S. policy, not shape it. But David Friedman is using his close ties with Trump to influence White House strategy.
Orthodox groups called on the university to “publicly disavow this repugnant statement.”
President Jimmy Morales said said that he has instructed his country’s chancellor to move the embassy after a conversation with Benjamin Netanyahu.
If we want an honest conversation about Jerusalem, we need to accept that this international consensus is built on dishonest foundations.
“Jerusalem is and always will be the capital of Palestine,” Abbas said.
Rabbi Jacobs wonders: Is our relationship with our Israeli siblings, like that of Joseph and his brothers, in the pits?