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From former President Obama’s Ambassador to Israel: How to move US embassy to Jerusalem without “wrecking hopes for peace”

FOREIGN POLICY So You Want to Move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem? Here’s How by Dan Shapiro January 31, 2017 It never failed. In five years serving as U.S. ambassador to Israel, whenever I spoke before an Israeli audience, the … Continue reading

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#NotTheOnion “Fatah leader attacks new UN Chief António Guterres for saying that the Holy Temple in Jerusalem was “Jewish”

ARUTZ SHEVA Fatah: How dare UN Chief speak of Jewish Temple in J’lem? by Hillel Fendel January 30, 2017 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday night that it is “clear” to him the Holy Temple destroyed by the … Continue reading

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“The irony is that pretty much any taxi driver in Tel Aviv understands the Israeli-Palestinian situation far better than the self-crowned experts at Foggy Bottom, present or past”

JNS Jewish ex-State Department gang undermines embassy move by Stephen M. Flatow January 25, 2017 Someday, perhaps, a team of sociologists and psychologists will examine the curious question of why Jewish ex-State Department officials are obsessed with Israel. Until that … Continue reading

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“Jerusalem’s mayor slams Obama in official video, welcomes Trump” [VIDEO]

WASHINGTON POST In video praising Trump, Jerusalem mayor says Obama ‘surrendered’ to radical Islam by William Booth January 19, 2017 The mayor of the city holy to three world religions delivered a message Thursday to outgoing President Obama: good riddance. Jerusalem … Continue reading

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“The truck-rammer who killed the soldiers on Sunday, was a resident of the adjacent Arab neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber, which also looks over the Old City. This strategic area, which is within the borders of municipal Israeli Jerusalem, is a cesspool of jihadism”

ALGEMEINER The 10th of Tevet Strikes Again by Yishai Fleisher January 10, 2017 …We Israelis recognize our country to be many things: the start-up nation, a state of social justice and a liberal Western democracy. But we are losing our narrative as an ancient … Continue reading

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Israeli court rules in interim injunction “that Western Wall Rabbi and other state agencies must explain why women should not be allowed to pray in accordance with their custom at the traditional plaza”

JERUSALEM POST High Court Hints Women Should be Allowed to Read Torah at Western Wall by Jeremy Sharon January 13, 2017 The High Court of Justice on Wednesday gave a strong indication that it will rule that women should be … Continue reading

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#Jerusalem #PalestinianTerror Yael Yekutiel, 20, Shir Hajaj, 22, Shira Tzur, 20, Erez Orbach, 20, laid to rest Monday in funerals across Israel

TIMES OF ISRAEL Families, friends mourn 4 soldiers killed in Jerusalem terror attack by Staff January 9, 2017 The families and friends of the four soldiers killed in a truck-ramming terror attack in Jerusalem expressed their shock and grief at … Continue reading

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