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Posts Tagged: US President Donald Trump

May 18, 2017 9:47 am

Jordanian Spies Provided Intel on ISIS Airliner Bomb Plot, Officials Say

Intelligence on an ISIL airliner bomb plot given by US President Donald Trump to Russian officials originated in part with Jordanian spies, not Israelis,veteran Jordanian...

May 15, 2017 9:36 am

US Envoy Reportedly Advises Israelis to Cooperate on Trump’s Peace Push

JNS.org - US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reportedly urged Israeli officials to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s peace push. At the same time, the envoy...

May 12, 2017 10:09 am

US Ambassador to Israel: President Trump Wants to Achieve a Middle East Peace Agreement

In anticipation of US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel and Ramallah in less than two weeks, officials are still in the dark as to...

May 10, 2017 10:08 am

Trump Defends Firing FBI Director James Comey, Vows Replacement Will Be ‘Far Better’

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his firing of the FBI's director, blasting Democratic critics who decried the move and vowing to replace James...

May 10, 2017 9:57 am

Israel Denies Receiving Message From Trump Administration That Embassy Will Not Be Moved to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office denied a report on Wednesday that it had received a notification from the White House that the US had...

May 8, 2017 11:33 am

Trump Tells Major Israeli Paper: I’m Looking Forward to ‘Wonderful and Productive’ Trip to Jewish State

US President Donald Trump told a major Israeli newspaper this weekend he was looking forward to a “wonderful and productive” trip to the Jewish state...

May 1, 2017 1:26 pm

On Eve of UNESCO Vote, Jordanian Influencer Says US Can Move Tel Aviv Embassy to West Jerusalem

A former Jordanian culture minister wrote a controversial op-ed for a leading Amman newspaper on Sunday in which he argued there was no need for Arabs to...

April 30, 2017 1:14 pm

Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Warns Against ‘Politicization’ of Antisemitism; Calls Sarsour a ‘Bigot’ Who Should Not Have Received CUNY Invite

For the community of scholars, activists and advocates involved in combating antisemitism, there is always an occupational hazard of concentrating on one particular event or issue at...

April 19, 2017 8:47 am

Anti-Trump Jewish Candidate Heads to Runoff in Georgia Congressional Election

A Georgia congressional election is headed to a runoff that will ratchet up already significant national attention — and campaign cash — on a race...

April 10, 2017 1:41 pm

Mother of Fallen IDF Soldier Whose Body Is Still Being Held by Hamas Nearly Three Years After Gaza War: We Hope Trump Administration Will Take on This Issue and Help Us Solve It

Monday marks the start of the third Passover since Simha and Leah Goldin’s son Hadar -- an IDF lieutenant -- was killed in battle with...

March 29, 2017 10:30 am

Trump Tells Senators He Expects Reaching of Healthcare Deal ‘Very Quickly’

U.S. President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expected lawmakers would be able to reach a deal on healthcare, without...

March 29, 2017 9:53 am

Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Returns to Mideast for Meeting With PA President Abbas

US President Donald Trump sent his peace envoy back to the Middle East on Tuesday in a move seen as a sign that he intends...

March 26, 2017 9:49 am

Report: Israel Police Only Managed to Arrest JCC Bomb-Threat Suspect After Trump Sent FBI Agents to Jewish State

Israeli police only managed to zero in on the Jewish Israeli-American teen suspected of calling in the JCC bomb threats after US President Donald Trump...

March 17, 2017 11:11 am

Trump, Merkel Hold First Meeting at White House, Will Discuss Improving Transatlantic Relations

It's no secret that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump have a tense history. The two leaders have clashed publicly — with Trump...


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...


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:...


Brutal Murder of French Jewish Pensioner Sarah Halimi Motivated by ‘A...

French Jews have cautiously welcomed the decision of the Paris public prosecutors' office to recognize the murder of Sarah Halimi...


Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...