Tag: Jerusalem

Jerusalemites unsurprised by Trump’s broken promise on US Embassy

Jewish, Christian and Muslim residents of Jerusalem on Sunday said they were not remotely surprised that President Donald Trump did not follow through on his pledge to relocate the American embassy to Jerusalem, yet overwhelmingly remained supportive of him.Despite repeated and strongly worded assurances by Trump during his campaign that the relocation of the embassy […]

Decision Due Thursday on Trump Pledge to Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

All eyes will be on the White House Rose Garden on Thursday afternoon as President Trump announces whether he will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, but the day is also a deadline for another decision that, for many, is a test of his willingness to keep a key campaign pledge.By the end […]

Report: White House May Participate in Event Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

The Jerusalem Post reports: The Knesset and the Congress will jointly mark 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem in an event scheduled to be broadcast on live video link between the two legislatures next Tuesday. The move could be viewed as tacit recognition by the White House of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and spark […]

Jerusalem: The Capital Of Israel

In a parting interview with The Jerusalem Post six years ago, Arizona Senator Jon Kyl said his biggest regret in three decades of public service was adding a presidential waiver to the Jerusalem Embassy Act that he authored in 1995. The law requires the US to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and passed […]

Keeping Jerusalem: Why Dividing the Holy City Can Never Bring Peace

JERUSALEM, Israel – When it comes to Israeli-Palestinian talks, the subject of a divided Jerusalem is often the deal breaker for the Jewish state. But why? Jerusalem’s Old City, the Temple Mount, and the Mount of Olives all share common bonds. In addition to biblical significance, they’re all in the part of the city Palestinians […]

Jerusalem the Capital | Prophecy Update

In 1980, Israel officially annexed east Jerusalem declaring united Jerusalem to be the undivided and eternal capital of the Jewish people.

Jerusalem and Peace | Prophecy Update

Abbas met Trump in Washington in early May for their first face-to-face talks. According to Haaretz, Abbas urged Trump at the time to restart peace talks under the 2008 offer made by Olmert.

Trump meets with Rivlin after arriving in Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump landed in Jerusalem on Monday afternoon, shortly after taking the presidential helicopter Marine One from Ben-Gurion Airport to the capital. Trump was due to hold a bilateral meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin after arriving in Jerusalem. Trump’s schedule for the day included a visit at the Western Wall and a […]

Jordan, Egypt and Palestinians declare eastern Jerusalem ‘capital of Palestine’

“Everyone is convinced that the president of the United States wants to act effectively for peace,” Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Sunday at a press conference in Amman, alongside Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat. “The three of us felt a genuine commitment by Trump to resolve the conflict,” […]

Netanyahu: Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Would Not Harm Peace Process

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hinted Sunday that Israel may not want the U.S. Embassy to move to Jerusalem if that could harm peace process prospects, but Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu quickly rejected any such suggestion. “Israel’s position has been stated many times to the American administration and to the world,” Netanyahu said in […]