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Ambassador Nominee Apologizes; Rabbis Call for Fair Hearing

Felice Friedson, On the eve of what is expected to be the most contentious confirmation hearing for any Trump appointee beneath the cabinet level, ambassador to Israel-designate David Friedman finds himself not only targeted by the political left – an obvious situation for any appointee of this administration – but also in the exceptionally rare

Obama suggests that moving US Embassy to Jerusalem could be ‘explosive’

President Obama said Wednesday that his administration has warned President-elect Donald Trump’s team that big policy shifts come with consequences and suggested that moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem could have “explosive” results. “When sudden unilateral moves are made that speak to some of the core issues and sensitivities of either side, that can be

The Left is losing the culture war within the Jewish community

Daniel Greenfield, Trump’s Jews and Obama’s Jews. The 2016 electoral map of New York City is blue with dots of red. Trump’s home district is blue, but across the water a red wedge slices into Brooklyn. Around that red wedge are districts where Hillary won 90 percent of the vote and Trump was lucky to

Trump’s Israel Ambassador Will Drain the Two-State Solution Swamp

Daniel Greenfield, It’s time to end the “Palestinian” hijacking of the US-Israel relationship. Ten years ago, a guy from Queens made a trip out during a snowstorm to pay a condolence call to a guy on Long Island on the passing of a Rabbi who was also his father. The guy from Queens is now

New Yorker Editor David Remnick Throws Fit Over Trump’s Pro-Israel Ambassador Pick

Daniel Greenfield, Our country still faces many problems. And yet there’s something undeniably cheering about seeing the left gnash its teeth and shriek hatefully over things like this. “This” being Trump’s unique pick of a pro-Israel ambassador to Israel. This being David Remnick, the New  Yorker editor who is probably the second most loathsome figure

Trump fans rally in Jerusalem’s Old City “If Hillary Clinton becomes president, we’re dead”

On a rooftop overlooking the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City, around 200 American-Israeli fans of Donald Trump gathered to proclaim their support for the Republican candidate, convinced he will be Israel’s best friend if elected. Wearing “Make America Great Again” baseball caps, the small crowd, ranging from Holocaust survivors in their 80s to grinning teenagers

DONALD J. TRUMP ANNOUNCES CREATION OF ISRAEL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Donald J. Trump announced the formation of the Israel Advisory Committee to analyze U.S. policy toward the State of Israel, enhance the unbreakable bond between the countries, ensure Israel’s military superiority within the region and research alternative solutions to the Israeli/Palestinian discord. The Committee will make recommendations to Mr. Trump. The co-chairmen of the Israel

Donald Trump would support Israel’s annexing of Jewish parts of Arab-occupied Judea & Samaria (West Bank)

As president, Donald Trump would support Israel’s annexing of Jewish parts of Arab-occupied Judea & Samaria. An advisor assured that Trump was no longer supportive of the idea of an independent Palestinian state, unless the state was created with “the approval of the Israelis.” Says Trump’s Israel adviser David Friedman, “My expectation is that if no