US departure from conventional wisdom

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel initiative” The evolution of President Trump’s stance on the Palestinian issue reflects extrication from conventional wisdom, which was embraced by his predecessors and the establishment of the State Department, academia and the media, while systematically crashed against the rocks of Middle East reality. In contrast to…

Trump’s ‘Peace Process’ Starts by Ending the Fake One

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— President Donald Trump’s decision last week to defund the UN Refugee Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) may not seems as significant as recognizing that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and transferring the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But it is. Both actions involve rejecting myths embedded in the failed peace…

Netanyahu commends Trump for commitment to Israel in Russian talks

By World Israel News Staff— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commended the “abiding commitment” of the US and President Donald Trump to the security of Israel, as expressed at a meeting on Monday between the American head-of-state and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The friendship between Israel and the US has never been stronger,” Netanyahu declared…

Trump on US embassy move: ‘I receive more praise from evangelicals than from Jews’

By Jewish News Syndicate— U.S. President Donald Trump has received tremendous support from Jews for his decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but even more so from evangelical Christians, according to an interview with the U.S. leader by talk show host Mike Huckabee. During a June 18 interview that aired…

Jews: Never Forget Trump For Remembering Our Unforgettable Jerusalem

By Ilana Mercer, Constitution— The United Nations, naturally, disapproved. Pope Francis, more enigmatically, protested, too, when President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the eternal Capital of Israel. By 2019’s end, the Trump administration plans to open the American Embassy in Jerusalem. There’s a reason Muslims living in Israel proper—1.5 million of them—don’t migrate to the…

Palestinians Attack American Delegation in Bethlehem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— A crowd of angry Palestinian protesters chased American diplomats out of Bethlehem on Tuesday, signifying a shift of focus in Palestinian anger, which is now directed at the United States and its president. Jerusalem, formerly the battlefield for the Muslim-Jewish conflict and directly north of Bethlehem, appears to…

Trump Tells Palestinians to Kiss American Money Goodbye

By Israel Today— US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that if the Palestinian Authority does not become more conciliatory in its approach to Israel, then it will no longer receive American financial aid. The Palestinian leadership has painted Trump’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a major obstacle to peace,…