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Vice President Biden: Trump will support Israel

American Jews have no reason to be concerned about the future of US-Israel ties after President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, outgoing Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday at a World Jewish Congress (WJC) gala dinner in New York City. Referring to Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s presidential election, Biden said, “A number of […]

Brazil’s New President is Pro-Life, Pro-Family, and Strong Supporter of Israel

Jair Bolsonaro, the newly elected president of Brazil — his four-year term starts in January 2019 — is a Catholic married to an evangelical Christian and he is a strong supporter of Israel. During his victory speech on Oct. 28, broadcast from his home, there was a Jewish menora in the background. Bolsonaro’s middle name, Messias, […]

Nearing Centennial, 5th Lord Balfour Proud of Family Support for Israel

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, British and Israeli senior officials convened in Jerusalem this week to discuss the past, present, and future of British-Israeli relations.The Balfour Declaration was a British government public statement, issued Nov. 2, 1917, that offered support for the establishment of a “national home” in Palestine for […]

Poll: Drop in Support for Two-State Solution in Both Israelis and Palestinians

Researchers have found a drop in support for a two-state solution among both the Israeli and Palestinian populations. Lead researchers Dr. Dahlia Scheindlin and Dr. Khalil Shikaki Tuesday revealed the results of a survey, conducted in June and early July, which included interviews with 1,200 Palestinians and 900 Israelis. According to the poll, 53 percent […]

Israel passes law barring entry for supporters of boycott of Jewish state

Israel’s parliament has passed into law a bill barring entry into the country to those supporting a boycott of the Jewish state. “The knesset [parliament] passed on its second and third readings the entry into Israel bill,” it said in a statement on Monday night.   Read More: Israel passes law barring entry for supporters […]

Trump’s UN envoy: Israel will ‘never again’ question US support

The new US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley attempted to underscore the Trump administration’s position on ties with Israel during a weekend meeting with Jerusalem’s envoy to the UN, Danny Danon. The top US diplomat took to Twitter on Saturday to hail the “great meeting” with Danon in New York to “discuss our […]

Obama mulling support of UN resolution against Israeli settlements

Two months before leaving office, US President Barack Obama is considering a last minute move vis-à-vis the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a White House official told American Jewish reporters in a briefing on Tuesday. Obama is considering several options suggested by his advisors at the National Security Council. One option would be giving the US’s support to […]

Only a small majority of Israelis, Palestinians support two-state solution

Only a small majority of Palestinians (51%) and Israelis (59%; 53% of Jewish Israelis and 87% of Arab Israelis) supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to a new poll released on Thursday.   “Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: A Joint Poll” was published by the Israel Democracy Institute in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Center for […]

Trump: Obama supports Muslims more than Israel

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday that President Barack Obama sometimes “seems more in support of Muslims than Israel”.   “For example the Iran deal, which was one of the worst deals in history, gave $150 billion dollars to a radical regime, which will allow them to fund terrorist activities as well as […]

UK government cuts off support for pro-BDS anti-Israel charity

The UK Department for International Development cut off funds totalling $370,000 from the pro-BDS War on Want, after the London Telegraph exposed undercover recordings of calls for Israel’s destruction and open support for terrorism, in events the charity sponsored for “Israel Apartheid Week 2016” last February. At a meeting at London University’s School of Oriental and […]