US Supreme Court: No ‘Israel’ allowed on passports of Americans born in Jerusalem

By: YONAH JEREMY BOB, JPOST— In a major blow to a 13-year-old effort to bolster Jerusalem’s status under American law as an undisputed part of Israel, the US Supreme Court on Monday struck down as unconstitutional a Congressional law which authorized placing “Israel” on passports of Jerusalem-born Americans. The 6-3 split ruling was also a…

South Carolina becomes first US state to take action against anti-Israel boycotts

By: MICHAEL WILNER, JPOST— WASHINGTON – South Carolina’s governor has signed into law a bill to stop efforts to boycott, divest and sanction Israel on Thursday afternoon, in a first for the nation on a statewide level. The bill makes no mention of Israel directly, but prevents public entities from contracting with businesses engaging in…

HUGE MARCH IN NEW YORK CITY IN SUPPORT OF ISRAEL

By: Sara Abramowicz, Breaking Christian News— “Anyone who thinks that the United States is abandoning its support of Israel—obviously they weren’t in Central Park today, because they would have found out that there is strong, passionate sentiment to stand with Israel.” –Mike Huckabee (New York, NY)—New York City hosted the 51st annual Celebrate Israel Parade…

Jeb Bush: Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

By: Ahuva Balofsky, Breaking Israel News— Former Florida governor and likely presidential candidate Jeb Bush told supporters Saturday that he believes in Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital, and would like to see the American embassy moved there, CNN reported. Speaking in Nashville at the Tennessee GOP’s Statesmen’s Dinner, Bush answered a question regarding whether Jerusalem should remain…

Sen. Graham vows he’d bid to halt funding for UN over Palestine state resolution

By: RAPHAEL AHREN, Times of Israel— A senior United States lawmaker and presidential hopeful on Wednesday threatened a “violent pushback” against any country that would support a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for Palestinian statehood. He also warned that a possible UN report likening alleged crimes against children by Israel and Boko Haram was an…