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Posts Tagged: us israel relations

February 13, 2018 2:29 pm
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Trump Seeks to Increase Aid to Israel by $200M in 2019, Advance Jerusalem Embassy Move

JNS.org - The annual funding Israel receives from the United States may be increased by $200 million in 2019, according to President Donald Trump’s fiscal year...

January 24, 2018 7:54 am
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Trump to Meet With Netanyahu at World Economic Forum in Davos; Iran, Peace Process With Palestinians on Agenda

US President Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and other world leaders when he attends the...

January 23, 2018 4:02 pm
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After Knesset Speech, Major US Jewish Groups Praise VP Pence for Support of Israel

US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Israeli Knesset on Monday was warmly praised by a number of major American-Jewish groups. “President Donald Trump and...

January 23, 2018 8:28 am
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US VP Pence Wraps Up Israel Visit With Western Wall Stop; Says Timing of Trump Peace Plan Depends on Palestinians

US Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday the timing of a long-awaited American Middle East peace initiative depends on the return of Palestinians to...

January 22, 2018 8:51 am
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VP Pence in Knesset Speech: US Embassy in Israel to Be Moved to Jerusalem by End of 2019

The US Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli...

January 19, 2018 12:52 pm
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White House: Pence to Travel to Middle East Even if US Government Shuts Down

Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the Middle East for talks with the leaders of Egypt, Israel and Jordan even if the US government...

January 17, 2018 4:03 pm
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Trump Denies US Embassy to Be Moved to Jerusalem Within a Year

President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after...

January 8, 2018 1:03 pm
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White House: Delayed Pence Visit to Israel to Take Place in January

US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel from Jan. 20 to 23, the White House said on Monday, embarking on a...

December 21, 2017 12:38 pm
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Over 100 Countries Defy Trump Aid Cut Threat, Vote for Jerusalem UN Resolution

More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United...

December 20, 2017 2:03 pm
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Alan Dershowitz: The Conflict Over Jerusalem Is All Obama’s Fault

This article was originally published by Gatestone Institute. The US acted properly in vetoing a misguided UN Security Council resolution designed to undo President Donald Trump's...

December 20, 2017 9:37 am
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Israel’s Elbit Systems Wins US Contract Worth Up to $176 million

Israeli defense firm Elbit Systems Ltd. said on Wednesday its US subsidiary won a contract from DynCorp International Inc. to provide support services for the...

December 19, 2017 8:04 am
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US VP Pence Postpones Israel Trip, as Tax Reform Push Reaches Capitol Hill Climax

US Vice President Mike Pence is postponing his trip to Egypt and Israel this week in order to stay in Washington for a congressional vote...

December 16, 2017 11:00 am
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White House: In Any Peace Deal, Western Wall Will Remain Part of Israel

Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem’s Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to...

December 13, 2017 10:21 am
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Lapid: Democratic Victory in Alabama Shows Why Israel Must Seek Bipartisan Support in US

Democrat Doug Jones’ win over Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday’s special Senate election in Alabama showed why Israel must seek bipartisan support in the US,...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP)—watchdog group NGO Monitor reported. In October 2017, the Jerusalem-based watchdog had found that UJFP was...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Ahead of UN Vote

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a UN Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. For a sixth straight day, warplanes have pounded the densely populated agricultural...

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