Leading Scholar: Trump’s Embassy Move, Recognition of Jerusalem Represent ‘Important Turning Point’

By Benjamin Kerstein, Algemeiner— President Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the city as Israel’s capital represented an “important turning point” and “act of courage and integrity,” a leading scholar told The Algemeiner. The new embassy was dedicated on Monday at a ceremony attended by numerous dignitaries, including the…

‘I wonder why Israel even stays in the UN’

By David Rosenberg, Arutz 7— Representatives of 193 United Nations member states gathered at General Assembly emergency session Thursday to vote on a controversial proposed resolution targeting Israel and tacitly condemning American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city. On December 6th, President Donald Trump announced that he was reversing decades of US policy vis-à-vis…

Israel may lose Europe in Jerusalem sovereignty battle at UNESCO

By Tovah Lazaroff, JPost— Israel fears Europe might abstain or support a resolution that would reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem, which UNESCO’s executive board in Paris is likely to vote on at its meeting on Tuesday, diplomatic sources told The Jerusalem Post. Representatives from European nations and Arab states held consultations in Paris…

US Congressional delegation announces Israel visit to study moving embassy to Jerusalem

By Independent— A US Congressional delegation will visit Israel tomorrow to look into the option of relocating the American embassy to Jerusalem. President Donald Trump has previously said he would “love” to see the embassy moved from its current location in Tel Aviv. He made the comments during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to…