Both of the US north American neighbors, Canada and Mexico, abstained, so they get to come party.
"I, too, lived on this earth before the mid-1990s," Shaked said. "I still remember Israel before the Basic Laws. Sometimes the laws were more successful and sometimes less. We were not the land of the sons of darkness, nor were we redeemed by the sons of light."
Oren also suggested the United States close the PLO mission in Washington DC in response to the vicious anti-American campaign waged by the Palestinian Authority's leading Fatah faction.
“Jerusalem is our capital. Always was, always will be... I do appreciate the fact that a growing number of countries refused to participate in this theater of the absurd."
America will put our embassy in Jerusalem. That is what the American people want us to do, and it is the right thing to do. No vote in the United Nations will make any difference on that.
“South African Jewry feel betrayed by the liberation movement of the ANC structures and are deeply disappointed that they were persuaded by those with (an) obsession to vilify the Jewish state.”
"Mr. Rubashkin has now served more than 8 years of that sentence, which many have called excessive in light of its disparity with sentences imposed for similar crimes," President Trump's announcement noted.
"As consumers, the strict adherence of everyone to a valid kashrut certificate will help this important move take place."
But some Diaspora Jewish groups, particularly in North America, say ... they have no intention of lobbying on behalf of the Netanyahu government.
Dep. Minister Michael Oren says it was “clear from the start” the Obama administration was “willing to do anything” to reach an agreement with Iran, even when it meant ignoring Iranian terror.
The proposal includes a clause allowing the government to reinstate laws struck down by the High Court of Justice."
“The current situation makes it too difficult for me to function,” he wrote, “and I don’t want to harm the work and functionality of the coalition."
"They know they can't beat us at the polls," the PM said, "So they try to [defeat] us with slander and demonstrations, the kind that are organized and orchestrated, among others, by Left's new fund (a reference to the New Israel Fund)."
“The president of the United States took a brave and unprecedented step that none of his predecessors were willing to take and we must honor him for it."
"We remain committed to helping facilitate a comprehensive peace agreement that is acceptable to both Israelis and Palestinians."
The High Court of Justice previously ruled that the minister may only take technical and economic considerations into account and he is forbidden from making halachic considerations.
The VP's trip to the Middle East has now been pushed to January 14.
"Israel will maintain working relations with the professional echelon of the [Austrian] government ministries headed by a minister from the Freedom Party."
"For decades, Israel has withstood wave after wave of bias in the UN and its agencies."
"On Hanukkah, you spoke like a Maccabi. You lit a candle of truth. You dispel the darkness. One defeated the many. Truth defeated lies. Thank you, President Trump."
Turkey’s President Erdogan Pre-Empts Final Status Talks, Promises to Open Embassy in ‘East Jerusalem’
“We here rise up to state together and in a clear unambiguous manner that Al Quds (Jerusalem) has been, will be eternally the capital of the state of Palestine."
Former Justice Minister Moshe Nissim, appointed by Netanyahu to formulate government policy on conversions, only began to work on his assignment in November.
"For three thousand years, Jerusalem has been the political capital and spiritual center of the Jewish People."
There are other purposes rather than deterrence to executing convicted terrorists, such as meeting the public's demand for clear justice and the need to avenge the victims of terrorism.