Open Letter From Sanhedrin to Donald Trump Concerning Dividing the Land of Israel and Jerusalem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— The nascent Sanhedrin issued an open letter to the president of the United States in advance of the announcement concerning his peace plan for the Middle East. Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and special adviser, is currently touring the region to garner support for the much-anticipated plan. Though details…

Palestinians Signal They Want All of Jerusalem

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— Australia’s decision on Saturday to officially recognize the western half of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a number of outbursts, some of them very, very revealing. The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed disappointment that, unlike US President Donald Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison only acknowledged…

Second Temple-era Jerusalem inscription stuns archaeologists

By: Aryeh Savir, World Israel News— Archaeologists uncovered a unique stone inscription dating back to the Second Temple Period with ‘Jerusalem’ written in full in modern Hebrew script – the first such discovery ever. The exciting find was presented on Tuesday during a press conference by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel Museum.…

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…