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Posts Tagged: white house

September 15, 2017 2:33 pm

US National Security Adviser: Iran’s ‘Destabilizing Behavior’ in Middle East Will Be ‘Major Focus’ of Trump-Netanyahu New York Meeting

Iran will be a top agenda item when US President Donald Trump meets on Monday in New York City with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

August 16, 2017 10:37 am

White House: Trump ‘Entirely Correct’ to Blame Both Sides for Charlottesville Violence

The White House told allies Tuesday that President Trump was “entirely correct” to blame “both sides” for the protest violence in Charlottesville, fighting back at critics...

July 22, 2017 9:30 am

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday was named the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer. Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci made the announcement...

May 16, 2017 8:49 am

White House Disavows Western Wall Comments That Stirred US-Israel Tension

JNS.org - The White House Monday disavowed reported comments that had stirred tension between Israeli and American officials a week before President Donald Trump’s will arrive...

April 25, 2017 10:15 am

Nearing 100th Day in White House, Trump Seeks Drastic Cut in US Corporate Tax Rate

President Trump is pursuing a drastic cut in the corporate tax rate, a move that is likely to grow the national debt and breach a...

April 22, 2017 1:00 pm

Trumps Pledges to Release Tax Reform Package Next Week

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. In an...

March 11, 2017 9:30 am

White House Opposing Mattis’ Pentagon Pick Considered Supporter of Muslim Brotherhood

President Donald Trump’s defense secretary wants the Pentagon’s top civilian job to go to a one-time prominent supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and...

February 15, 2017 3:13 pm

Trump at Joint White House Press Conference With Netanyahu: Palestinians Must Stop Teaching Hate; Israel Should ‘Hold Back on Settlements for a Little Bit’

The Palestinians “have to get rid of some of the hate they are taught from a very young age” before a peace deal with Israel...

February 3, 2017 1:07 pm

Israeli UN Envoy Downplays White House Rebuke on Settlements

JNS.org -- Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon has downplayed the Trump administration's recent criticism of new Israeli settlement construction. Danon told Israel Radio on Friday morning...

January 29, 2017 2:35 pm

White House Takes Heat for Holocaust Remembrance Statement Omitting Mention of Jewish Genocide

The White House has faced widespread criticism since Friday, when it issued a statement in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day that omitted mention of the Jewish...

January 24, 2017 11:15 pm

After Fiat Chrysler CEO Meets With Trump, Advocacy Group Calls Out Automaker for Ties With Iranian Regime

Following the meeting of President Donald Trump with three automobile industry leaders at the White House on Tuesday, an advocacy group is drawing attention to...

January 23, 2017 7:11 pm

White House Non-Committal on Timeline for Decision on Potential Move of US Embassy to Jerusalem

A day after announcing the new Trump administration was in the beginning stages of talks on the potential relocation of the US Embassy in Israel from...

January 23, 2017 11:13 am

Netanyahu Invited to Meet Trump Next Month, as New US President Stresses ‘Unprecedented Commitment to Israel’s Security’

President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington in early February during a phone call in which they discussed the importance...

January 20, 2017 8:26 am

Inaugural Tears of Joy

I watched President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration on TV in Israel, alternating between Hebrew- and English-speaking channels, so as not to miss any detail or...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


Palestinian Authority President Abbas Calls US Ambassador to Israel Friedma...

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday criticized US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for his support of Israeli...

Middle East

On Eve of Trump-Saudi Meeting, Riyadh Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Flawed

Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and US President Donald Trump who...