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Posts Tagged: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

June 29, 2017 1:17 pm
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Secretary of State Tillerson Urged to Appoint New Antisemitism Envoy

JNS.org - In a letter issued on Wednesday, the Anti-Defamation League, US lawmakers and religious leaders urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to appoint a new...

June 20, 2017 9:34 am
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Iran Protests US Secretary of State’s Comments Backing ‘Transition’ in Islamic Republic

Iran has called in the Swiss charge d’affaires, who looks after US interests, to protest against comments by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson backing “peaceful...

June 16, 2017 3:51 pm
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The US Embassy in Israel – to Move or Not to Move?

The United States Embassy to Israel has been located in Tel Aviv since the 1940s. But now, in 2017, the address of the embassy has...

June 14, 2017 2:17 pm
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Tillerson Still Hopeful on End to Palestinian Terror Payments Despite PA Denial of Policy Change

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a clarification on Wednesday of comments he made the previous day concerning an end to the so-called "martyr...

April 26, 2017 11:10 am
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Planning Said to Be Underway for Trump Visit to Israel in Late May as Jewish State Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Jerusalem Reunification

US President Donald Trump -- joined by a number of other top officials in his administration -- might visit the Jewish state next month, Israeli...

April 21, 2017 6:09 pm
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Trump Administration’s ‘Strong Stand’ Against Iran Draws Praise From Leading US Jewish Group

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group praised the Trump administration this week for the “strong stand” it has taken against the Iranian regime’s ongoing...

March 29, 2017 10:40 am
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Bereaved Family Members of American Victims of Palestinian Terrorism Urge Secretary of State to Deny Entry to US of Top Fatah Official With Long History of Incitement

Relatives of five American victims of Palestinian terrorism are calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to deny entry to the US of top Fatah official...

March 22, 2017 11:03 am
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Ex-Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Firmer US Stance on North Korea — a ‘Critical’ Source of Iranian Missile Technology — Could Bolster Middle East Security

A firmer American stance against North Korea could bolster security in the Middle East, a former top Israeli diplomatic official said on Wednesday. According to ex-Foreign...

March 17, 2017 11:04 am
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Secretary of State Tillerson Says US Military Action Against North Korea Is Possible

The US would consider military action against North Korea if it was provoked, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday. Speaking in Seoul at a joint...

March 16, 2017 11:31 am
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Top US Foreign Policy Expert Elliott Abrams: UN Human Rights Council Must Bar Countries That Are Themselves Great Human Rights Violators

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) this week that it must reform or the US will withdraw from it,...

March 8, 2017 5:06 pm
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Top US General Visits Israel; In DC, Lieberman Asks Tillerson to Consider Withdrawing US from UN Human Rights Council

A top US military officer visited Israel this week and got a first-hand look at an Arrow missile defense battery and a Hamas tunnel. General Curtis...

March 7, 2017 6:00 pm
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Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman After Pentagon Meeting With Mattis: Strategic Israel-US Cooperation Vital to Security and Stability of the Entire Middle East

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was hosted at the Pentagon on Tuesday by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis -- their second meeting since the...

February 2, 2017 11:12 am
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Senate Approves Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

The Senate confirmed former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of State on Wednesday, even as Democrats blocked progress on other Cabinet nominees chosen by President Trump. Three...

December 13, 2016 11:02 am
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Trump Officially Picks Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

President-elect Donald J. Trump on Tuesday officially selected Rex W. Tillerson, the chief executive of Exxon Mobil, to be his secretary of state. In saying...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

World

‘Just Be You:’ Chicago SlutWalk Organizer Sounds Conciliatory T...

As controversy continues to swirl around the upcoming August 12 SlutWalk march in Chicago, one of the organizing collective's members has...

Israel

Israel to Build $3.9 Million Memorial Honoring Zionist Pioneer Jabotinsky

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved plans to build a memorial for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky in Jerusalem. Expected to cost some 14 million shekels ($3.9 million), the memorial...

Middle East

Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ a...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over...

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