US Congressional delegation announces Israel visit to study moving embassy to Jerusalem

By Independent— A US Congressional delegation will visit Israel tomorrow to look into the option of relocating the American embassy to Jerusalem. President Donald Trump has previously said he would “love” to see the embassy moved from its current location in Tel Aviv. He made the comments during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to…

Toward a true US-Israel partnership

By Caroline Glick, JPost— In his speech before the members of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish American Organizations in Jerusalem this week, President Reuven Rivlin said that Israel has three overriding foreign policy concerns: “Number 1: Relations with America. Number 2: Relations with America. Number 3: Relations with America.” Israel’s security depends on…

In Israel, Some Wonder Where The Outrage Is Over U.S. Anti-Semitic Acts

By Daniel Estrin, NPR— News of recent anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. — like the toppling of tombstones in a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis and bomb threats against Jewish community centers — is being followed closely in Israel. So is the Israeli government’s response to these incidents. Some Israelis are questioning whether Prime Minister…

The recorded deed to Jerusalem

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— While the Obama administration harmed its ally by strengthening its enemies, if President Donald Trump holds to his promises perhaps things will change going forward. But there is already talk of backpedaling. Days after United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 condemned Israeli settlements in the “occupied Palestinian territory” of Judea,…

Should the American Embassy in Israel Move to Jerusalem? Christian and Messianic Jewish Scholars Respond

By Brandon Showwalter, Christian Post— Christians and Messianic Jews are weighing in on the possible relocation of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as the Trump administration appears to have pushed pause on its campaign promises to do so. Messianic Jewish scholar and host of the Line of Fire radio program Michael Brown,…

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…