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Posts Tagged: Jerusalem Embassy

May 19, 2018 10:00 am

Turkish President Erdogan Lashes Out Against Israel Again, Likens It to Nazi Germany

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would raise the violence in Gaza at the United Nations General Assembly, after dozens of Palestinian...

May 18, 2018 4:12 pm

Iran Calls on Muslims to Revise Trade Ties With US After Jerusalem Move

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday urged Muslim countries to revise their economic ties with the United States in response to its relocation of its...

May 18, 2018 1:53 pm

Top American Jewish Leader: US Must Stand by Its Allies as Middle East Map Is Being Redrawn

As instability continues to reign in the Middle East, the US must back by its allies and challenge its enemies, a top American Jewish leader...

May 18, 2018 11:54 am

German Newspaper Drops Cartoonist After Netanyahu Drawing

German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung said it had ended its decades-long collaboration with cartoonist Dieter Hanitzsch after he depicted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu using "antisemitic cliches." Editor-in-chief...

May 18, 2018 10:08 am

Turkey: Muslims Must Stop Other Countries Opening Jerusalem Embassies

Turkey called on Muslim countries on Friday to stop other nations from following the United States and moving their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem, as it...

May 17, 2018 1:24 pm

Palestinian Authority Official Urges Arabs to Recall Ambassadors From Washington

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki suggested on Thursday that Arab countries should recall their ambassadors to the United States in response to Washington moving...

May 16, 2018 2:03 pm

Netanyahu: It’s Time to Tell the Palestinians to Abandon Fantasy of Destroying Israel

For peace to be possible, the Palestinians must recognize reality and accept Israel’s existence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a “VICE News Tonight” interview...

May 15, 2018 4:04 pm

Palestinian Representative in Washington Recalled by Abbas After Jerusalem Embassy Opening

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas recalled the Palestinian envoy to Washington on Tuesday, chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Palestinian television. Husam Zomlot, the Palestine...

May 14, 2018 12:36 pm

Top Iranian Official: US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem Will ‘Accelerate the Destruction of the Fake Zionist Regime’

A top Tehran regime official asserted on Monday that the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem would quicken Israel’s demise. “The first consequence of this...

May 14, 2018 8:59 am

US Opens Embassy in Jerusalem; Trump: This Has ‘Been a Long Time Coming’

The United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday at a festive ceremony. The delegation sent by President Donald Trump to the event included Deputy...

May 14, 2018 8:34 am

As US Opens Embassy in Jerusalem, Palestinians Riot on Gaza Border

At least 52 Palestinian rioters were killed on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Monday, local Hamas-affiliated health officials claimed, as the US prepared to open...

May 13, 2018 10:31 am

US Delegation, Including Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, Arrives in Israel for Jerusalem Embassy Opening

The members of the US presidential delegation who will attend Monday’s opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem arrived in Israel on Sunday. The delegation is...

May 11, 2018 4:12 pm

US Ambassador Gives First Glimpse of New Jerusalem Embassy Compound

Viewers were given a sneak preview of the compound housing what will be the new American Embassy in Jerusalem on Friday, when the US ambassador...

May 11, 2018 10:38 am

Moving the Embassy Was Predicted 2,500 Years Ago

In March 2016, I was at AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., when the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, vowed to “move the American...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...