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While We Were Away on Shabbat, US Announced Embassy Move on Israel Independence Day

The Trump administration is considering an offer from pro-Republican billionaire Sheldon Adelson to pay for part of a new embassy in Jerusalem. Rumors put at the size of Adelson's donation at half a billion dollars.

Nikki Haley: Trump’s Peace Plan Almost Ready, Y’all Not Gonna’ Love It

“It's hard for me to see how they would want” a single state, which is why both sides "are pushing toward a two-state” solution.

Thousands of IDF, US Troops Prepare to Launch Juniper Cobra 2018

Some of the U.S. troops will remain in Israel until the end of March for further training.

‘Detained Congressmen’s Visit Focused on Jerusalem, Sovereignty, Security

Before this article went to press, Congressmen Tipton and McKinley were detained by Israeli police for daring to pick up an olive branch which...

Watch: Two US Congressmen Detained on Temple Mount for Picking Up Olive Branch

The Islamic Waqf guard accompanying their group complained to the Police escort, and the congressmen, who are both in their 70s, were physically removed from the Temple Mount.

‘Torture of Detainees, Children Pervasive in Israel’ Says Amnesty Intl Report

There were no protests -- no statistics -- on Jewish victims of terror or those held in administrative detention.

State of Ohio Breaks US Record in Israel Bond Purchase

“Whenever the economy and the backbone of each country is strong, it’s good for the other nation as well.”

US Charges 3 with Illegally Exporting UAV Parts, Technology, to Hezbollah

The Indictment lists inertial measurement units (IMUs) suitable for use in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a jet engine, piston engines, and recording binoculars, purchased for Hezbollah.

Haley to Abbas at UN Security Council: Negotiators Ready, But We Will Not Chase...

"I will decline the advice I was recently given by your top negotiator, Saeb Erekat. I will not shut up. Rather, I will respectfully speak some hard truths."

Full Transcript: Abbas Urges UN Security Council to Recognize ‘State of Palestine,’ Hand Over...

Mahmoud Abbas outlined in his speech the necessary "outcomes" of any peace conference the Palestinian Authority is willing to attend.

Financier’s Daughter Shares Einstein’s Gratitude to her Father for Saving Jews from ‘Calamitous Peril’

"It must be a source of deep gratification to you to be making so important a contribution toward rescuing our persecuted fellow-Jews from their calamitous peril and leading them toward a better future."

Bennett Teaches US Conference of Presidents the Value of Saying No

Israel’s bilateral relations would no longer allow allies to benefit from the relationship with Israel and not show support for the country in international forums.

Tsurkov: As US Role Declines, Israeli Investment in Syrian Rebels Increasing

Israel has provided drone strikes and shelling with high-precision missiles on ISIS targets during defensive and offensive rebel operations.

Netanyahu and Trump to Meet on March 5 in the White House

The annexation law fallout was put behind them by these two best buddies.

Tillerson to Hariri: Iran’s Influence ‘Unhelpful to Lebanon’s Long-term Future’ (video)

"We are engaging with the governments of both Lebanon and Israel to ensure Lebanon’s southern border remains calm," Sec'y Tillerson said.

Israeli-Lebanese Peacemaking Thru Energy Dealing in Beirut

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said his country was committed to preserving calm on its southern border with Israel.

Hamas Outraged by US ‘Human Shields Prevention Act’

"These accusations . . . will ultimately pave the way for targeting the Palestinian legitimate right of resisting an occupying force as stipulated by the international law.”
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17 Dead in South Florida High School Shooting

“There were problems with him last year threatening students, and I guess he was asked to leave campus.”

Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate, Warns Crown Heights-based ‘Operation Survival’ (video)

"Some people still tend to think of drug use as an 'outside problem', but the reality is that addiction doesn't discriminate."

Tillerson Signs 5-Year Aid for Jordan, Promises Jerusalem Boundaries Yet Undecided

The $1.275 billion per year represents a $275 million annual increase over the previous MOU.

Jewish American Comedian Marty Allen, 95, Passes Away

Allen, who performed as part of the comedy duo Allen & Rossi, was best known for his signature phrase, “Hello dere!”

Elkin: Applying Israeli Sovereignty More Important than Relations with America

“Today, nobody remembers President Reagan’s sanctions, but we are left with full Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.”

Putin to Abbas: Trump Says Hi

Monday saw an awkward turn in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's and President Donald Trump's "friends for ever" relationship, and a turn on a dime by Trump in his relationship with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Trump Says Israel Has to be ‘Very Careful’ With Settlements,’Watch and See’ on Iran

“I don't know frankly if we are going to even have talks, we will see what happens, but I think it is very foolish for the Palestinians and I also think it would be very foolish for the Israelis if they don't make a deal."

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