Jewish activists are eager to see President Donald Trump make good on his promise to move the United States embassy to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem. But his administration has put the move on the back burner even as it has been quick to take other dramatic actions relating to trade and healthcare.
The Trump team has called relocating the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem a priority, but several experts on the Middle East say it’s a terrible idea.
It was hardly surprising that Israeli diplomat Barukh Binah refused several times to discuss the nitty-gritty of plans to confront Iran over its nuclear program at a public forum at the Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly.
Turmoil is rippling through a conservative Jewish group focusing on security issues. JINSA’s No. 2 staffer was ousted and A-list board members quit in protest.