Since President Obama signed a waiver in December, President Trump has a June 1 deadline to decide between another waiver or an embassy move.
“I was deeply moved by my visit today to the Western Wall,” said President Trump. “Words fail to capture the experience. It will leave an impression on me forever.”
Trump's visit comes on the week Israel is celebrating 50 years since the liberation of Jerusalem from Jordanian occupation.
The Knesset joker, MK Oren Hazan (Likud), grabbed his phone and asked the president's permission to snap a selfie. Trump was happy to oblige, but the Prime Minister physically tried to block the shot.
Commuting Pollard's parole would be a nice consolation prize from President Trump after his failure to honor his commitment to moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.
'It's a good thing that we went from a state of madness to a state that is semi normal.'
Peace Now reports remind us of the joke about the Jewish guy reading Der Stürmer in 1936 Berlin.
The blocked Highway 1 is the same highway where the moving trucks with the desks and the computers and whatnot would be using should the President announce the embassy move…
President Trump's visit to Yad Vashem will include the Center's chairman, Avner Shalev, Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, the Prime Minister and his wife Sara.
The Security Cabinet voted 8-2 to approve three new goodwill gestures to the Palestinian Authority, including one involving Area C.
A true heroine of the State of Israel, Mossad spy code-named 'The Pearl' was tortured in a Lebanese prison during her trial in 1961.
“I say to the world in a calm, clear voice: Jerusalem was and always will be the capital of Israel.”
"We pray this special gathering may someday be remembered as the beginning of peace in the Middle East – and maybe, even all over the world."
IAI Director-General Yossi Weiss said the deal strengthens “the company’s status as a global leader in the domain of aerial defense systems.”
Steinitz said hundreds of millions of dollars in weapons deals was something the United States needed to discuss with Israel before signing the deal with Riyadh.
Netanyahu was told by three of the ministers they had previous commitments and were not willing to cancel the meetings.
The two first ladies have less than 15 minutes to talk with medical staff and meet with children in the play area for a joint artistic activity at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem.
Perhaps it was the sword dance in Riyadh that forced Israel’s leadership into reconsidering its welcome at the airport.
“I will discuss with President Trump ways to strengthen even further the first and strongest alliance with the U.S. We will strengthen security ties, which are strengthening daily, and we will also discuss ways to advance peace.”
A US official said the projectile was a Pukguksong-2, a medium long-range ballistic missile tested by Pyongyang in February.