Trump taps adviser Friedman as ambassador to Israel; he expects to work from Jerusalem

BY ERIC CORTELLESSA, Times of Israel— President-elect Donald Trump will nominate his adviser and long-time friend David Friedman to be the next US ambassador to Israel, his transition team announced Thursday, in a statement that quoted Friedman predicting he would work from “Israel’s eternal capital, Jerusalem.” The 57-year-old bankruptcy attorney, a Hebrew-speaker, served along with…

President Trump will be great for Israel

By Gary Bauer— Many Americans are wondering what a Trump presidency will mean for America’s relationship with Israel. I’d like to break through the media chatter and innuendo and offer some clarity. Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump made it clear that he supports the Israeli people and Israel’s right to exist as a safe and…

Rabbi Supporter: Trump’s Failure to Thank God Could Cost Him Messianic Chance

By Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler, Breaking Israel News— President-elect Donald Trump’s failure to thank God in his acceptance speech could be a fateful mistake, rabbinic scholar and international speaker Rabbi Mendel Kessin said last week, comparing Trump’s first post-election misstep to a blunder which cost King Hezekiah the opportunity to usher in Messianic times. “There’s not one mention…

America and its people

By Inna Rogatchi, Rogatchi Foundation— The last hours before the election day in the USA, not expecting a miracle, I have glanced on the TV screen, almost by chance. I saw a giant crowd of Mannequins at the Clinton’s rally, both literally and metaphorically: celluloid faces with an identical expression of pretending, supporting does-not-matter what…

Israelis Vote, Rabbis Predict Trump Victory

By Israel Today— Israelis with American citizenship have finished voting, and local rabbis are predicting victory for Republican candidate Donald Trump in next week’s US presidential election. American citizens living in Israel, most of them holding dual Israeli citizenship, finished casting their absentee ballots this week, and an exit poll conducted by iVoteIsrael revealed most…