Trump’s Visit to Western Wall Affirms That Land of Israel Is God-Given

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— In an unprecedented and historic gesture on Monday, US President Donald Trump became the first sitting American president ever to visit the Western Wall, the last remaining remnant of the Jewish Holy Temple destroyed 2,000 years ago and one of the holiest sites in Israel. The visit deeply…

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Trump: ‘I stand in awe of the Jewish people’

By Arutz 7— President Donald Trump spoke at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem Tuesday afternoon, shortly after having spoken at the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum. In his address at the Israel Museum, President Trump described his visit to the Israeli capital as “a privilege”, referencing…

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Palestinians Disappointed, Upset by Trump’s Silence on Two States in Abbas Meeting

By Valerie Locke, Breaking Israel News— Perhaps the most significant words in President Donald Trump’s joint statement with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday were the ones he didn’t say: two-state solution. Trump met with Abbas for the second time this month in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, outside Jerusalem, while on a diplomatic…

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Trump makes history as first U.S. President to visit Western Wall

By Marissa Newman, Times of Israel— Fifty years after Israel captured the Western Wall, US President Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting American leader to visit the holy site, in a historic visit that saw him accompanied by his Jewish relatives in Jerusalem’s ancient Old City. Entering the Old City’s warren of alleyways…

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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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