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Posts Tagged: US Embassy move to Jerusalem

May 16, 2018 9:57 am

At UN, Haley and Danon Defend US Embassy Move, Blaming Violence at Gaza Border on Hamas and Iran

JNS.org - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikky Haley forcefully defend Israel’s reaction to the protests along the border with the Gaza Strip on...

May 2, 2018 9:28 am

Poll Shows Israelis Support US Embassy Move, IDF Actions on Gaza Border

JNS.org - According to a poll conducted by Tel Aviv University and the Israel Democracy Institute, 63 percent of Israelis believe the impending move of the...

January 18, 2018 8:34 am

After Trump Denial, Netanyahu Clarifies Remarks on Timeframe for US Embassy in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments, challenged by US President Donald Trump, that envisioned a one-year timeframe for...

January 17, 2018 1:22 pm

Netanyahu Predicts US Embassy Will Move to Jerusalem Within a Year

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during an address in India on Tuesday he expected the American embassy that is currently in Tel Aviv...

December 3, 2017 2:43 pm

Report: US Quietly Taking Major Steps Toward Moving Israeli Embassy

With the world poised for President Donald Trump’s expected statement on Wednesday that the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, American officials are quietly taking major...

November 30, 2017 10:13 am

White House Says Reports of US Embassy Move to Jerusalem ‘Premature’

JNS.org - The White House downplayed reports that President Donald Trump will announce in the coming days that he will order the relocation of the US...

July 18, 2017 1:38 pm

Vice President Pence Promises US Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that relocating the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was only a matter of time. “I...

June 6, 2017 10:31 am

Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation in Support of Jerusalem Embassy Move

JNS.org - The US Senate urged President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise of relocating the American Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, unanimously passing...

May 22, 2017 10:07 am

Majority of Israeli Lawmakers Support Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem, Poll Says

JNS.org - Most of the lawmakers in the Israeli Knesset support relocating the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a new poll conducted...

February 12, 2017 12:24 pm

Trump Says Settlements ‘Don’t Help’ Peace Process, Still ‘Studying’ Embassy Move

JNS.org - In an interview with the Hebrew daily Israel Hayom on Friday, US President Donald Trump said he believes settlements “don’t help the [peace] process,” and...

February 3, 2017 1:20 pm

Israeli Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein Asks Paul Ryan, ‘Support Embassy Move’

JNS.org - Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein urged his American counterpart, US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, to advocate for the relocation of the US Embassy...

January 31, 2017 11:04 am

Vice President Pence, Jordan’s King Abdullah Discuss ISIS, Syria, US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday discussed a range of issues from speeding up the fight against Islamic State, the...

January 29, 2017 2:25 pm

Netanyahu Expresses Support for US Embassy Move to Jerusalem, But Signals No Urgency in Taking Action

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced support on Sunday for moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem but mentioned no time frame, after a Republican activist accused...

January 19, 2017 3:42 pm

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Jerusalem as Palestinians Protest, Threaten Violence

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - 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...


Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

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...