What has changed that Israel went from ecstasy over Trump to near mourning?

By Yaakov Katz, JPost— On November 9, the day after the presidential election in the United States, Education Minister Naftali Bennett released a statement congratulating Donald Trump on his victory. “The era of a Palestinian state is over,” Bennett glowed at the time. “Trump’s victory is an opportunity for Israel to immediately retract the notion…

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Pro-Israel US right starting to feel unease with Trump

By Ron Kampeas, Times of Israel— The Zionist Organization of America launched two broadsides against a Trump administration it has ardently defended, signaling a growing unease on the pro-Israel right with the president’s Israel policies. The ZOA, the flagship for the conservative pro-Israel community, slammed President Donald Trump for retreating from a campaign pledge to move…

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It’s Official: White House Announces US Embassy Will Not Move to Jerusalem

By Ilana Messika, Breaking Israel News— Just a few days prior to US President Donald Trump’s first official visit to Israel, a White House official announced that Trump has decided not to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem for the moment. The official who had asked not to be identified told Bloomberg…

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Christian Zionists urge Trump to keep his promise on moving embassy to Jerusalem

By Sean Savage/JNS.org Ahead of President Donald Trump’s Israel visit, top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders are calling on the president to fulfill his election campaign promise to relocate the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, despite reports that Trump is unlikely to make the move in the near future. Pastor John Hagee, founder…

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Israeli President: Christians Are Our brothers

By Israel Today— Israel President Reuven Rivlin said during a meeting with church leaders in Jerusalem that Christians and Jews are “brothers.” Rivlin invited the heads of the various churches in Jerusalem to his official residence on the occasion of Easter. He used the opportunity to decry the rising persecution of Christians across the Middle…

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White House: No Plans to Announce Embassy Move During Israel Visit

by CHARLIE SPIERING, Breitbart— The White House does not expect to announce plans to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, despite President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to do so. “There’s no planned announcement for the embassy on the trip,” a White House official told Breitbart News. The official however cautioned that the plan…

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