I’m proud of Anbassador Friedman’s foresight on this issue. I hope that Pres.Trump sides with him and recognizes that the State Department’s adoption of the Palestinian narrative has only aggravated the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The UN has always been a foolish fantasy, a League of Nations knockoff that's been about as productive and twice as irritating. There's no reason for the US us to continue cutting checks to prop it up,
The truly amazing thing about Trump’s announcement is that despite media’s incessant counter-narrative, there are still enough individuals, both Jewish and non-Jewish, who believe that the ONLY people who have ever called Jerusalem their capital deserve to do so again.
Two decades and 116 yoatzot halacha later, we have addressed more than 200,000 questions, via our telephone hotline, our websites in 4 languages, and in communities we are bringing Torah observance into the 21st century.
The EU channels large-scale funding to fringe anti-Israel groups, turning these groups into instruments of European policy under the pretext of "civil society." There is no other democracy in the world that is treated similarly by the EU.
If Abbas were sincere about pursuing a two-state solution, he would have treated Trump’s carefully worded statement as a jumping-off point for an effort to persuade the US to endorse a Palestinian capital in part of Jerusalem, strengthening his position in negotiations that Trump hoped to restart.
US funding for UNRWA is problematic because the organization is inextricably intertwined with Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon. It is time to review the number of Palestinian "refugees" in the world and the world's obligation to them
The list of countries supporting the resolution is remarkable--supposed American friends. Their vote was a gratuitous insult because this was a resolution in essence denouncing the United States, rather than the usual U.N. resolution against Israel.