JTA: ZOA Calls On Secy/State Tillerson to Resign Over Israel-Hating Report On Terrorism

By ZOA— The Zionist Organization of America called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to resign over the State Department terrorism report that the ZOA called “bigoted, biased, anti-Semitic, Israel-hating (and) error-ridden.” “This Tillerson State Department Report blames Israel for Palestinian Arab terrorist attacks on innocent Jews and Americans, ignores and whitewashes the Palestinian Authority’s…

Paying terrorist and teaching children to hate is not a path to peace

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— When President Donald Trump met Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House, Trump requested that Abbas halt the PA’s overt incitement to violence and terrorism against Israel, and its $137.8 million in annual payouts to jailed terrorists and suicide bombers’ families. Abbas insisted, “We are raising our youth,…

Gazans tie up Trump effigy in armed demonstration

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA, JPost— Thousands of supporters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Gaza protested US President Donald Trump’s visit to Bethlehem on Tuesday, and his statements describing Hamas as a terrorist organization. During the protest, masked men pointed machine guns at an effigy of President Trump, while…

Palestinians Disappointed, Upset by Trump’s Silence on Two States in Abbas Meeting

By Valerie Locke, Breaking Israel News— Perhaps the most significant words in President Donald Trump’s joint statement with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday were the ones he didn’t say: two-state solution. Trump met with Abbas for the second time this month in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, outside Jerusalem, while on a diplomatic…

‘Former Israeli defense minister advised Trump on avoiding Obama’s mistakes’

By Gil Hoffman, JPost-— Former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon met with American officials who play central roles in President Donald Trump’s administration ahead of Trump’s election, and advised them how to avoid mistakes in the Middle East, Ya’alon told The Jerusalem Post in an interview that will be published on Friday. Ya’alon’s recommendations that Trump…

New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

By Barney Breen-Portno, Algemeiner— Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll published on Monday revealed. The poll — conducted by Mina Tzemach on behalf of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) think tank — found that…