The significance of the embassy move

For decades, it was a consensus issue. Israel’s supporters of all political stripes agreed that the refusal of the United States to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was an anachronistic outrage…writes Jonathan S. Tobin. Read more

Leaders praises Trump’s leadership

May 15, 2018 by  
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The World Jewish Congress on Monday enthusiastically welcomed the United States’ move of its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, calling it a “critical moment in history” and a “precedent worthy of emulation” by all of Israel’s allies.  Read more

US officially opens embassy in ‘historic and sacred’ Jerusalem

May 15, 2018 by  
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The United States officially opening its new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, fulfilling a key promise made by its president, Donald Trump. Read more

Nations divided over whether to attend opening ceremony of US embassy in Jerusalem

May 14, 2018 by  
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European nations are lining up on opposite sides of the political aisle as the grand opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem date approaches…but Australia will not be there. Read more

Macron, Merkel and May should adopt Trump policy on Jerusalem

May 14, 2018 by  
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The opening of the American Embassy on 14 May in Israel’s capital – Jerusalem – should be replicated by fellow-democracies France, Germany and The United Kingdom (“the Democratic Trio”) without delay…writes David Singer. Read more

America set to inaugurate embassy in Jerusalem

U.S. President Donald Trump made a campaign promise few thought he would keep. “We will move the American embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem,” he announced in 2016. Now that promise is about to be fulfilled…writes Israel Kasnett/JNS. Read more