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Quick UN General Assembly Scorecard on Support for Jerusalem, Abstentions

"This vote will make a difference on how Americans look at the UN and on how we look at countries who disrespect us in the UN."

Deputy Minister Oren Urges Netanyahu, ‘Evict UN from Jerusalem’

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.

Full Text: UNGA Resolution Rejecting Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

The resolution, "expressing in this regard its deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem... calls upon all States to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem..."

US to Propose New Sanctions Against North Korea at UN Security Council

The proposed resolution contains sanctions that would ban sale or delivery of close to 90 percent of refined oil products to North Korea.

Netanyahu: Israel Rejects ‘Complete Preposterous’ Resolution

“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."

Israel’s UN Envoy: ‘No General Assembly Resolution Will Ever Drive Us from Jerusalem’

"If this body were really united for peace, it would pass a resolution condemning Palestinian violence.”

Nikki Haley: I Wonder Why Israel Remains a UN Member (Full Transcript)

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.
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Chabadniks Rejoice as Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin

"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.

US Says DPRK Hackers Behind ‘WannaCry’ Global Ransomware Attack

"This was a careless and reckless attack. It affected individuals, industry, governments, and the consequences were beyond economic. . . [it] put lives at risk, not just money."

Foreign Ministry Asks Diaspora Jews for Help on UN’s Jerusalem Vote

But some Diaspora Jewish groups, particularly in North America, say ... they have no intention of lobbying on behalf of the Netanyahu government.

Israeli Politicians Call for Return of Obama’s Nobel Prize After Expose on Helping Hezbollah

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.

Trump Threatens To Hit Them Where it Hurts if They Vote Against Jerusalem

"They take hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars, and then they vote against us... Well, we're watching those votes."

America’s Gloves Off at United Nations: ‘President, US Take This Vote Personally’

“The president will be watching this vote carefully and has requested I report back on those who voted against us."
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Nikki Haley before UN Assembly Jerusalem Vote: ‘US Will Be Taking Names’

One diplomat told Bloomberg that his country’s UN mission was told that its vote on the resolution would be taken “personally” by Haley.

Trump Says ‘Thanks’ After Learning Kiryat Yam Ecological Park to Bear His Name

“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."

Full Text: Pres. Trump’s National Security Strategy, Excerpt on Middle East

"We remain committed to helping facilitate a comprehensive peace agreement that is acceptable to both Israelis and Palestinians."

Worldwide Chanukah Project: Lighting Up Places of Darkness

"Our goal was to motivate WBA members and Jews around the world to utilize their inner light to illuminate any place in the world where they see darkness..."

2017 Begin Prize Awarded to Malcolm Hoenlein

Hoenlein was honored for his work in strengthening ties between Jews in the Diaspora and Israel.

Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Visits Riyadh Over Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

Abbas is in a fury due to the failure of the UN Security Council to pass a resolution forcing the US to rescind its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Pence Israel Visit Postponed Yet Again

The VP's trip to the Middle East has now been pushed to January 14.

Israeli Jewish Mother, 3 Children Die in Brooklyn House Fire

"He's so connected to the community. He is a strong part of the minyan, a very religious, really hard-working guy."

TEVA Wins FDA Application Acceptance for Fremanezumab

The newly-developed migraine medication is intended to prevent the horrific attacks that can sideline sufferers from several hours to several days at a time.

Full Transcript: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s Remarks After Jerusalem Resolution Veto

"For decades, Israel has withstood wave after wave of bias in the UN and its agencies."

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