Meet the top Jewish officials in the Trump administration

By Josefin Dolsten, JTA— American Jews are watching the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency with both fear and hope. Many have expressed worries about some of his supporters’ ties to the so-called “alt-right” movement, whose followers traffic variously in white nationalism, anti-immigration sentiment, anti-Semitism and a disdain for “political correctness.” Those fears intensified when Trump…

MK Glick on Attending Trump Inauguration: We Are Living in a Biblical Era

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— In an historic first, a delegation of Israeli parliament members attended an American president’s inauguration last week, signaling a decided change in both the political and spiritual relationships between Americans and Israelis, and Jews and Christians. The delegation to President Donald Trump’s inauguration last Friday, including two Likud…

Trump and the Jordanian option

By HILLEL FRISCH, YITZHAK SOKOLOFF, JPost— In his first meeting with President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to stake out common ground on the issues that have most troubled American-Israeli relations during the last eight years, namely Iran, and Israel’s settlement policy in Judea and Samaria. Particularly in light of the recent Security…

President Trump Defunds All UN Bodies Who Recognize The Palestinan Authority

By Valerie Locke, Breaking Israel News— President Donald Trump has signed an executive order halting all US funding to United Nations agencies which recognize the Palestinian Authority (PA) or Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) as a full member, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Other international bodies and programs which recognize the Palestinians will also…