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Posts Tagged: Trump Palestinians

May 8, 2018 8:06 am

Why Is the State Department Protecting Palestinian Terrorists?

In recent weeks, three important European players in the education of Palestinian children -- the European Union, the UK Parliament, and the Finnish government -- all took steps to...

April 10, 2018 9:07 am

Trump Administration Supports Terrorists, Not Victims, in Lawsuit - Victims of international terrorism suffered a terrible blow last week when the United States Supreme Court declined to hear Sokolow v. Palestine Liberation Organization, a...

February 26, 2018 11:14 am

Do We Have to Support the Palestinian Authority? - It has become a platitude repeated ad nauseam by former Israeli security officials -- the Palestinian Authority (PA) must not be weakened, because this might imperil...

February 16, 2018 4:55 pm

Is Trump Preparing to Put Pressure on Israel? - In recent weeks, President Donald Trump has repeatedly indicated that he intends to pressure Israel to make yet more concessions to the Palestinian Authority....

February 8, 2018 12:18 pm

Might Trump’s Foreign Policy Approach End Up Hurting Israel?

When Donald Trump cut $65 million from US payments to UNRWA -- and threatened that if the Palestinians do not return to negotiations with Israel, he might stop US...

January 31, 2018 10:02 am

UN Palestinian Aid Agency Gets Cash Injection After Trump Cuts

Almost a dozen countries have agreed to advance their annual contributions to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees to help it plug a major shortfall after...

January 17, 2018 2:23 pm

Washington’s New Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - The Trump administration’s approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict represents what some Mideast experts and Israel advocates are describing as a paradigm shift in Washington, DC...

January 16, 2018 1:26 pm

The Trump Peace Plan for Israel Won’t Work

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel occurred against the backdrop of his ambition to devise a comprehensive peace proposal...

January 5, 2018 10:49 am

Don’t Cut Off UNRWA, Try to Reform It

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, has now questioned the credibility of UNRWA as a recipient of American aid. By no small coincidence, the...

November 29, 2017 3:54 pm

Trump Rescues the Palestinians - The most prominent Jewish leader in America did not mince words when it came to the question of whether the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)...

July 25, 2017 10:53 am

President Trump — Stop Pressuring Israel - The pressure has begun. The State Department’s “evenhanded” statement regarding the Temple Mount. The US-backed Middle East Quartet’s call for “restraint.” The announcement that President...

July 11, 2017 10:38 am

Close Ties With Trump Will Boost US Negotiators in Their Quest for Israeli-Palestinian Deal, White House Says

President Donald Trump was not in the room when American diplomats sat with Palestinian officials in Jerusalem on Tuesday -- but the White House was nonetheless...

June 19, 2017 4:44 pm

As Top Trump Aides Kushner and Greenblatt Depart for Israel, White House Cautions That ‘Forging Historic Peace Agreement Will Take Time’

The White House is dispatching two of President Donald Trump's key advisers to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week in a bid to revive direct Israeli-Palestinian...

May 29, 2017 10:14 am

Trump’s Mideast Visit: Much Ado About Nothing

Sadly, President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East only confirmed my skepticism about what might come out of it. Trump went to the region...


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...


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...


Muslim Leaders Call for International Protection Force for Palestinians

Muslim leaders called on Friday for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of protesters were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this...

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...