Russia says it "had several issues with the wording, and ... wanted to delay the vote" on the UN Security Council resolution against Israel.
Donald Trump is about to become the very first US president who has halachically Jewish grandchildren (the Clintons' son-in-law is Jewish, too, but that's just not good enough for Jewish law).
At the AIPAC conference, obviously anticipating the events of last Friday, Trump promised: 'When I’m president, believe me, I will veto any attempt by the UN to impose its will on the Jewish state. It will be vetoed 100 percent.'
'It’s so sad that at this time people should feel that they want to express themselves in such a negative way,' Chabad Rabbi Boruch Rabinowitz said.
President Obama personally directed his Administration's lobbying efforts ahead of the expected vote. Obama, vacationing in Hawaii, convened a discussion Thursday with Biden, Kerry and other top national security officials.
Former American diplomat Dan Kurtzer scolded Israel's Prime Minister for his response to last week's UNSC resolution.
The communications director for President-elect Donald Trump's transition team won't go to the White House; he says family comes before career.
Defense Minister Liberman warns French Jews in particular that if they want to remain Jewish, now is the time to leave.
'The WZO cannot incorporate a man in their ranks who served as Director of B'Tselem USA, an organization that deliberately and explicitly calls for the sanctions on Israel in international institutions.'
White supremacist Richard Spencer's Spencer's Mom recently published an article about being forced to sell her home because of her son’s views. As evidence, she made public her emails with a Jewish real estate agent named Tanya Gersh.
Netanyahu's spokesman David Keys said Israel has ironclad information that the Obama administration helped craft the anti-settlements UNSC resolution.
Netanyahu: ‘According to UN, Maccabees Did Not Liberate Jerusalem, They Occupied Palestinian Territory’
PM Netanyahu says with sarcasm that according to the United Nations, the Maccabees did not liberate Jerusalem, but rather "occupied Palestinian territory."
PM Netanyahu summoned US envoy to Israel Dan Shapiro for talks in the wake of American's betrayal of her "closest ally" in the Middle East.
It's clear the Palestinian Authority sees the UN Security Council vote as a green light for a new wave of terror against Israelis.
He did not mention that, had the Maccabees redeemed the Holy Temple today, they would surely have been condemned by the UN Security Council, with the US abstaining, because said Holy Temple stood in 'Occupied East Jerusalem.'
"Over decades, American administrations and Israeli governments had disagreed about settlements, but we agreed that the Security Council was not the place to resolve this issue," Netanyahu noted.
Municipality is 'not intimidated by the UN or by any other entity trying to dictate to us what to do in Jerusalem.'
The Post and News vote in favor of Israel, the Times abstains.
PM Netanyahu says Israel is cutting funds to five UN agencies for a start, and is reevaluating its relationship with the world body.
The full text of the 2016 UN resolution demanding Israel give up any territory won in defensive wars since 1967.