Relocating US Embassy to Jerusalem – US interest! 

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” 1. Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and relocating the US Embassy to Jerusalem – as prescribed by the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act – represent President Trump’s resolve to focus on US interests, defy Arab pressure/threats, and overrule the politically-correct bureaucracy of the State Department. 2. Relocating…

This Year In Jerusalem

By Gary Bauer It is hard to adequately express my happiness today.  Overcoming foreign threats and dissent within the U.S. government, President Trump today formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and began the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. I am proud of this courageous act by President…

Chris Matthews bashes ‘crazy’ Christians with ‘mythical’ beliefs about Jerusalem

By Bradford Richardson, The Washington Times— MSNBC host Chris Matthews said “crazy” evangelical Christians in the South are uninformed about President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel because they have “mythical beliefs” about the ancient city. “Don’t think this isn’t related to Alabama next week,” Mr. Matthews said Wednesday on “Morning…

Israel rejects Turkey’s threat to cut ties over US Jerusalem declaration

By Shlomo Cesana and Eldad Beck, Israel Hayom— Israeli officials on Tuesday leveled harsh criticism at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over his threat to sever diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump goes through with his plan to recognize Jerusalem’s as Israel’s capital. Erdogan warned Monday that the move would be “a…

Netanyahu: Israel’s historical, national identity is being recognized on this day

By Israel Hayom— While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided not to comment on the expected American announcement Wednesday declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital, he posted a video hinting at the upcoming event, saying that on this day, Israel’s national identity is “being recognized.” U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to officially announce Wednesday that the United…

Israel braces for Palestinian backlash following Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem

By Israel Hayom— Hours before an expected announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and declaring a clear intent to relocate the American embassy there, the Israeli defense establishment braced for potential Palestinian backlash. Israeli defense officials did not take lightly Palestinian threats to stage “day of rage” demonstrations in…

Report: US Quietly Taking Major Steps Toward Moving Israeli Embassy

By Benjamin Kerstein, Algemeiner— 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 steps toward moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city, a leading Israeli publication reported. According to Israel’s Channel 2, sources have…