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Posts Tagged: Trump administration

September 15, 2017 5:33 pm
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Trump Administration Declares ‘Strong Support’ for Taylor Force Act

JNS.org - The Trump administration on Thursday declared its “strong support” for the Taylor Force Act, which seeks to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority...

September 15, 2017 10:41 am
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Trump Administration Backs Bill Suspending US Aid to Palestinian Authority Over Terror Payments

The Trump administration declared its firm support Thursday for a bill that would suspend US financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it ends what critics...

August 24, 2017 11:22 am
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Trump Administration Again Refuses to Endorse Two-State Solution

Seven months into the Trump administration, Palestinian leaders say they still don’t know what President Trump’s position is on their conflict with Israel, frustrated that...

August 24, 2017 10:58 am
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Egypt Releases Angry Statement in Response to US Aid Cut Over Human Rights Concerns

JNS.org - Egypt lashed out at the decision by the Trump administration to cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid, while suspending some...

August 23, 2017 10:49 am
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Egypt Cancels Meeting With Jared Kushner in Cairo After Trump Decision to Cut Aid

White House adviser Jared Kushner arrived in Cairo on Wednesday only to learn that one of his top-level meetings with Egyptian officials had apparently been...

August 15, 2017 2:49 pm
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Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon

JNS.org – A delegation of Israeli security officials, headed by Mossad intelligence agency Director Yossi Cohen, will arrive in Washington, DC later this week for talks...

July 11, 2017 10:22 am
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Alan Dershowitz: Criminality and the Comey Leaks

President Donald Trump has accused former FBI Director James Comey of illegality in leaking memos that may have contained classified information. If it is true...

July 6, 2017 10:01 am
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US Troops Authorized to Strike Iranian-Backed Forces in Syria

US forces have been instructed to take all measures needed to protect American interests in Syria, including military measures, as part of an effort that comes...

June 30, 2017 9:48 am
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Trump Travel Ban Goes Into Effect With Minimal Exceptions for Relatives

US President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from six mainly Muslim countries went into effect late Thursday, after a Supreme Court decision allowed...

June 29, 2017 9:38 am
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Trump Administration Issues Guidelines for Travel Ban; Step Families Allowed, Not Grandparents

The Trump administration issued guidelines to US embassies and consulates on how to enforce new restrictions on travel to the US by refugees and migrants...

June 26, 2017 9:48 am
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Trump Administration Tries to Rally Senate Support for Health Care Bill

As the Senate prepares to debate the GOP health care bill this week, the Trump administration is working hard to pull together 50 Republican votes...

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 15, 2017 10:53 am
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Mideast Christian Activists Concerned by Arrests of Iraqi Coreligionists in US

JNS.org - Middle East Christian activists are raising concern over raids by US authorities last weekend that resulted in the arrests of dozens of Christian-Iraqi nationals living in...

June 8, 2017 12:58 pm
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Report: Abbas to Temporarily Shelve Demand of Israeli Settlement Construction Freeze as Negotiations Precondition

JNS.org - Amid the Trump administration’s Mideast peace push, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas will temporarily shelve his longtime demand that Israel freeze construction in...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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