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Posts Tagged: Jerusalem US Embassy

May 15, 2018 9:16 am

Moving the US Embassy Will Benefit the Whole Middle East

The Middle East has always been a place of universal truths. The first and most prominent is the belief that resolving the conflict between Israelis...

May 15, 2018 9:04 am

Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem: Righting a Diplomatic Wrong

Jerusalem has been the capital of the state of Israel since 1949. Most countries, however, including the US, chose not to recognize this fact and located...

May 14, 2018 9:40 am

May 14, 2018: A Historic Day for Israel

May 14 loomed large in 1948. It was the date, according to the secular calendar, when the modern state of Israel was born. It was a...

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...

December 19, 2017 12:37 pm

Why the International Community Should Follow Trump’s Lead on Jerusalem

Now that US President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital -- and announced plans to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem -- Arab and Muslim leaders...

December 19, 2017 10:47 am

Why the Silence on Erdogan’s Jerusalem Embassy Move?

Most of the arguments against the US opening an embassy in Jerusalem -- although all of them are wrong -- fall into the following categories: 1) Jerusalem is...

December 12, 2017 11:56 am

Trump Delivers Sorely Needed Dose of Reality on Jerusalem - December 6 will be remembered as a day when a historic wrong was righted. When President Donald Trump made his long-anticipated announcement that the US not only...

October 24, 2017 2:10 pm

Trump Must Fulfill His Promise, and Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

President Trump’s first overseas trip in May 2017 coincided with a very special day -- the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. The reunification, in...

May 22, 2017 10:07 am

Majority of Israeli Lawmakers Support Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem, Poll Says - Most of the lawmakers in the Israeli Knesset support relocating the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a new poll conducted...

May 18, 2017 9:52 am

White House Official: Trump Will Not Move US Embassy to Jerusalem Right Now

The US will not be relocating its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem -- at least not right now -- a senior official says. President Donald Trump...

May 15, 2017 9:32 pm

Netanyahu Says Fox News Reporter’s Claims on Embassy Move are ‘False’ - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said on Monday a Fox News reporter spread "false" information by posting on Twitter that Netanyahu had told...

May 15, 2017 10:16 am

Netanyahu: Moving US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Will ‘Advance’ Peace - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday relocating the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would benefit President Donald Trump’s peace...

January 27, 2017 4:54 am

Pro-Israel Christians Rally in Support of US Embassy Relocation to Jerusalem - Aside from its centrality to Jewish history, and its role as Israel’s capital, Jerusalem is also a holy place for many Bible-reading Christians. As such, prominent pro-Israel Christian...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - 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...


Israel Should Be ‘Commended’ for Saving Palestinian Lives on Ga...

A former commander of British military forces in Afghanistan told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday that IDF troops...

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...