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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

Netanyahu: US should move embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the American embassy in Israel should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, injecting himself once again into a charged campaign trail promise of U.S. President Donald Trump. Netanyahu’s comments at his weekly Cabinet meeting appeared aimed at countering reports that Israel was concerned about the fallout

Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit: White House

President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington in early February during a phone call in which they discussed the importance of strengthening the U.S.-Israeli relationship, the White House said on Sunday. In his first call with Netanyahu since taking office on Friday, Trump stressed his “unprecedented commitment to Israel’s security.”

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

Sens. Cruz, Heller, and Rubio Introduce Bill To Move U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem

Christine Rousselle, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) have introduced the Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act, which would move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and therefore recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city. Currently, the U.S. Embassy is located in Tel Aviv. In a statement, Sen. Cruz

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 sees moving US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as ‘big priority’

President-elect Donald Trump considers moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv a “very big priority,” senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said in a radio interview Monday, describing a step that would represent a major reversal of longstanding U.S. policy. Both Israel and the Palestinians have claims to the contested city, and the

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

Trump and Netanyahu Discuss Border Fence, Status of Jerusalem

Donald Trump “discussed at length Israel’s successful experience with a security fence that helped secure its borders” during a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that lasted longer than an hour, according to a statement from the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign. Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico as way

Trump tells Netanyahu he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the campaign said, marking a potential dramatic shift in U.S. policy on the issue. During the meeting that lasted more than an hour at Trump Tower in New

STUDY: Diversity Programs Actually Harm Women And Racial Minorities

Daily Caller, The authors found that mandatory diversity training programs, hiring tests and grievance reporting systems all “make firms less diverse, not more.” A new study published in the Harvard Business Review finds that most workplace diversity programs — including mandatory diversity training programs — actually harm the very people such programs are usually meant to protect: