Biblical Origins of the 70-Nation Anti-Israel Paris Conference

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— High ranking officials from 70 nations of the world will gather in Paris on January 15th in an attempt to force Israel to accept a two-state solution with the Palestinian Authority. By so doing, they will be fulfilling a momentous Biblical prophecy foretold thousands of years ago. When Israeli statesman…

US House passes motion repudiating UN resolution on Israel

By Eric Cortellessa, Times of Israel— The US House of Representatives passed a scathing rebuke Thursday night to a United Nations Security Council resolution the Obama administration allowed through last month that condemned Israeli settlements as illegal. House Resolution 11 declared the UN motion a “one-sided” effort that is an obstacle to peace, placing disproportionate…

Trump’s team to PA: ‘There is no Palestine, Jerusalem is not your capital’

By World Israel News— President-elect Donald Trump’s transitional team has recently been in contact with the Palestinians on how to proceed with diplomatic negotiations. Israel Radio, in a report on Tuesday, quoted sources within Trump’s team and among Palestinian Authority officials who affirmed that the contacts were taking place. In the report, an unnamed “senior…

John Kerry’s True Intentions for Jerusalem

By Yisrael Medad, Algemeiner— Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent speech on Israel contained a potentially dangerous element that has eluded the attention of many, including the speech’s detractors. Kerry’s vision of peace seems fairly straightforward. Jerusalem will be “the internationally recognized capital of the two states,” and “freedom of access to the holy sites…

US senators introduce bill to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, move embassy

BY ERIC CORTELLESSA, Times of Israel— Three US senators have introduced legislation that would commit the United States to moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move US presidents have opposed for decades but which President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly signaled he is willing to do. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R), Florida…

In Congress, a new battle emerges: 2 states or not 2 states

BY RON KAMPEAS, Times of Israel— There’s a striking difference between competing bids in Congress addressing last month’s UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements. It’s not that they differ on the United Nations – the two nonbinding congressional resolutions under consideration condemn the Security Council, as well as the outgoing Obama administration for abstaining…

Congress to Freeze State Department Funds Until U.S. Embassy Moves to Jerusalem

By Adam Kredo, Free Beacon— A delegation of Republican senators is moving forward with an effort to freeze some funding to the State Department until the U.S. embassy in Israel is formally moved to Jerusalem, according to new legislation. The legislation comes as the Obama administration continues to face criticism over its behind-the-scenes effort to…