US envoy: We will not allow UN to bully Israel anymore

By Israel Hayom— U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said Wednesday the U.S. would not allow the U.N. to “bully” Israel anymore. Haley made the comments in Jerusalem, a day after she berated the U.N.’s top human rights body for ignoring countries with horrendous human rights records while focusing obsessively on Israel. Israel has…

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Knesset, Congress mark Jerusalem reunification together

By Gill Hoffman, JPost— The Knesset and the US Congress on Wednesday jointly marked 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem, in the first-ever simultaneous broadcast from the two legislatures. The event could have been seen as tacit recognition by the White House of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, which could have sparked controversy. But despite…

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Israel’s right to Jerusalem established firmly in international law, expert says

By Benjamin Glatt, JPost— The Jewish people’s right to Jerusalem was granted under international law at the end of the First World War, a leading international legal scholar said at the UN Monday. “ title over Jerusalem and its Old City was granted to the Jewish people during the San Remo conference of the Principal…

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Priests Bring First Harvest Offering to God in Holy Temple Reenactment by Sanhedrin

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— On Thursday, the day after the holiday of Shavuot, hundreds of people gathered in the Old CIty of Jerusalem for a reenactment of the Temple service known as bikurim, or the “bringing of the first fruits.” The ceremony included a special thanksgiving offering that sealed the recent Sanhedrin ruling establishing…

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Poll: Vast Majority of Israelis Prefer Sovereignty in Jerusalem Over Peace Deal

By JNS— While it is often reported that most Israelis favor a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, an entirely different picture emerges once Jerusalem is added to the equation, a new survey has found. The poll, commissioned by Israel Hayom and conducted by Maagar Mochot, found 67 percent of Israelis would oppose a peace…

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Spicer: Embassy move a question of when, not if

By Elad Benari, Israel National News— White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Friday stressed that President Donald Trump still intends to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Speaking to reporters at his daily press briefing, Spicer spoke of Trump’s decision to sign the presidential waiver on the Jerusalem Embassy…

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In Our Hands: The Miracle Six Day War

By Faith McDonnell, Juicy Ecumenism— On Thursday, June 1, and Tuesday, June 6, there will be an encore screening of In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem. I saw this CBN documentary film about Israel’s Six Day War at the premiere earlier this week. If you have not seen it, you should find a participating theater and attend an upcoming encore. The…

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White House announces ‘postponement’ of Jerusalem embassy

By Michael Wilner, Herb Keinon, JPost— US President Donald Trump on Thursday “postponed” delivery on his campaign pledge to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, signing a waiver that officially delays a congressional mandate to do so. Explaining the move, White House aides said Trump hoped to maximize his chances of brokering…

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UN Chief: “Denial of Israel’s Right to Exist is Anti-Semitism”

By The Tower— The head of the United Nations told leaders from the Simon Wiesenthal Center that “denial of Israel’s right to exist is anti-Semitism,” the Jewish organization announced in a press release on Tuesday. Speaking at his offices at the UN headquarters in New York, Secretary-General António Guterres discussed the UN’s role in countering…

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