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Posts Tagged: Trump and Israel

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 its allies and challenge its enemies, a top American Jewish leader told...

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 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 7, 2018 3:09 pm

White House: Trump Will Not Attend US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

President Donald Trump will not travel to Israel for the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, the White House said on Monday. Instead, the American delegation at...

May 2, 2018 2:53 pm

Likud Prime Ministerial Hopeful: Two-State Solution Is Dangerous Idea, Israel Has No Palestinian Partner for Peace

After nearly four years away from the Knesset, Gideon Sa’ar wants back in. The former education and interior minister -- who held the No. 2...

April 24, 2018 4:19 pm

Trump Middle East Envoy: We Remain ‘Deeply Committed’ to Achieving Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal

The US remains “deeply committed to achieving an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement,” a top Trump administration official reiterated on Monday. “Past failures do not absolve us of...

April 19, 2018 3:39 pm

Israel Receives Well-Wishes From Around Globe as It Celebrates 70th Independence Day

Israel has received well-wishes from around the world as it celebrates its 70th Independence Day. US President Donald Trump tweeted, “Best wishes to Prime Minister @Netanyahu...

April 19, 2018 8:39 am

Israelis Celebrate 70 Years of Independence – Following a solemn remembrance of Israel’s fallen on Wednesday as part of Memorial Day commemorations, Israelis kicked off celebration of its milestone 70th anniversary...

April 12, 2018 2:39 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Trump’s Jewish Critics Should Recognize Good He Has Done for Israel

Jewish critics of US President Donald Trump should acknowledge the good his administration has done on a number of Israel-related issues, the editor-in-chief of The...

March 27, 2018 8:36 am

Israel Fast-Tracks Wall, Escape Route for New US Embassy in Jerusalem

Israel has expedited construction permits to enable temporary quarters for the US embassy to open in Jerusalem as planned in May, the Finance Ministry said on...

March 15, 2018 3:55 pm

Understanding Israel’s Love Affair With Trump – Bipartisanship was the watchword at last week’s AIPAC conference, but it’s no secret that pro-Israel Democrats have trouble swallowing Israelis’ enthusiasm for President Donald Trump,...

March 12, 2018 3:13 pm

From the Embassy to an Undivided Jerusalem -- It turns out that moving the US embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is even more controversial than some of the Trump administration’s...

February 27, 2018 4:56 pm

The Embassy Will Move — and the World Won’t End – Maybe it wasn’t such a big deal after all. Instead of waiting until 2019 or 2020, the US Embassy in Israel will move from Tel...


Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


Trump Backs Down, Signs Order to End Family Separations at US Border

US President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents...


Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cyber...

Middle East

Lebanon Minister Moves to Calm Dispute Over Iranian Passport Stamps

Lebanon's interior minister tried on Wednesday to calm a dispute over a change in rules for entering the country, which some politicians feared reflects deepening influence of Iran and its...