Incoming ambassador says looking forward to working from ‘Israel’s eternal capital, Jerusalem.’

By i24News— President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday nominated David Friedman — an attorney and campaign adviser who backs moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem — as ambassador to the Jewish state. “The bond between Israel and the United States runs deep, and I will ensure there is no daylight between us when I’m…

83 percent of Israelis see Trump as pro-Israel leader but only 3 percent think he will move the embassy

By Abra Forman, BIN— An overwhelming majority of Israelis – 83 percent – believe President-elect Donald Trump will be a pro-Israel leader, found a recent poll released by the Ruderman Family Foundation on Monday, despite the fact that most do not expect him to fulfill his campaign promise of moving the American embassy from Tel…

UN General Assembly supports resolution ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount

By Danielle Ziri and Tovah Lazaraoff, JPost— The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to support a resolution that used solely Muslim language to describe the Temple Mount. Out of the United Nation’s 193 member states, 147 voted in favor, seven voted against and eight abstained. The Jerusalem resolution was one of six resolutions condemning Israel…

As president, Trump will have legal authority to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and he just might

By Julian Ku, Jerusalem Journal— As the world continues to digest the stunning US Presidential election results, I continue to focus on ways in which a President Trump could use his substantial powers over foreign affairs in unique and unprecedented ways. Among the things he might do, a somewhat less noticed possibility fulfillment of his…