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Posts Tagged: 2016 US presidential election

February 4, 2018 11:58 am

Trump Says Republican Memo Vindicates Him in Russia Probe

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that a controversial memo attacking federal law enforcement written by congressional Republicans vindicates him in the investigation of...

May 2, 2017 3:59 pm

In New Book, Ivanka Trump Says Jewish High Holidays Allowed Her to Unwind During Election Campaign

In a new book, President Donald Trump’s Jewish daughter Ivanka credits her religious observance for having enabled her to unwind during last year’s election campaign. “In...

January 10, 2017 7:20 pm

Trump Inauguration Rabbi: All Americans Should Be ‘Rooting for the Success’ of President-Elect

The rabbi who will deliver a prayer at the inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC next week told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that all Americans should...

December 30, 2016 3:02 pm

Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry over their recent treatment...

December 22, 2016 2:11 pm

Top US Jewish Leader: ‘There’s Not an Antisemitic Bone in Trump’s Body’

President-elect Donald Trump “believes strongly in Jewish values and he’s a man who believes strongly in Israel,” a prominent American Jewish leader said during an...

December 16, 2016 1:17 pm

Trump’s Pick of David Friedman as Next US Envoy to Israel Draws Praise From Jewish Right, Dismay From Left

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick of attorney David Friedman to serve as the next US ambassador to Israel has drawn praise from right-wing Jewish groups and...

December 15, 2016 10:02 pm

Trump Announces Next US Envoy to Jewish State Will Be Attorney David Friedman, Who Says He Looks Forward to Working From ‘Israel’s Eternal Capital, Jerusalem’

President-elect Donald Trump announced on Thursday evening he will nominate attorney David Friedman to serve as the next American ambassador to Israel. “The bond between Israel...

December 14, 2016 1:31 pm

Major American Jewish Groups Mull, Remain Largely Quiet on Trump Secretary of State Pick Oilman Rex Tillerson

Major American Jewish organizations are mulling over, yet remaining largely quiet about, President-elect Donald Trump’s official announcement on Tuesday that he would nominate ExxonMobil CEO...

December 13, 2016 3:21 pm

Top American Jewish Leader Calls on Incoming Trump Administration to Show Strength, Stand Up to Iran

There are numerous steps President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration could take to diminish the threats posed by the Islamic Republic, a top US Jewish leader...

December 9, 2016 11:54 am

Report: With Iran as Top Priority, Israeli Delegation Meets With Trump Team to Share Views, Set Expectations for Coming Years

A delegation of Israeli officials traveled to the US this week and met with members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, the Hebrew news...

November 27, 2016 12:00 pm

Following Trump Victory, Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Calls for ‘Constructive, Collaborative’ Approach in Fight Against Antisemitism

With Donald Trump set to enter the White House in January, American Jews should adopt a “constructive and collaborative” approach in the fight against antisemitism,...

November 23, 2016 3:13 pm

Palestinian Cleric: Muslims Should Seize Pakistani Nukes, Destroy Israel in ‘One or Two’ Strikes

Muslims should seize Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and use them to destroy Israel, a Palestinian cleric declared in a sermon delivered at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque last...

November 22, 2016 5:33 pm

Trump: I’d Love to Make Peace Between Israel and Palestinians; Jared Kushner Could Broker Deal

President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would “love to be the one who made peace with Israel and the Palestinians,” the New York Times...

November 22, 2016 12:51 pm

Donald Trump’s Jewish Son-in-Law Defends President-Elect: You Can’t Not Be an Antisemite for 69 Years, Then Suddenly Become One

In a Forbes interview published on Tuesday, Jared Kushner -- the Orthodox Jewish 35-year-old son-in-law of  Donald Trump -- strongly defended the president-elect from allegations...


TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by...

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming:...

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...


What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality,...

Infighting, Diplomatic Struggles Leave Palestinians in Crisis - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is not having much success lately. Tensions within his own Fatah movement and with Hamas in...


Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford ...

Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University...


Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case Is Officially Suspe... - Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz has been suspended by Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Thursday, pending...

Middle East

Palestinians Demand That US Ambassador to Israel Be Put on International Te... - The Palestinian Authority demanded on Thursday that US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman be added to a “global terror list,”...