Tag: Jerusalem

Jerusalem Undivided | Prophecy Update

The Bible prophesies that Jerusalem will not be divided under the coming Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. A bill is being introduced in the Israeli Knesset to prevent Jerusalem from being divided.

Israel’s right to Jerusalem established firmly in int’l law, expert says

The Jewish people’s right to Jerusalem was granted under international law at the end of the First World War, a leading international legal scholar said at the UN Monday. “[The] title over Jerusalem and its Old City was granted to the Jewish people during the San Remo conference of the Principal Allied Powers in April […]

50th Anniversary of Jerusalem | Prophecy Update

Exactly 50 years ago today, the city of Jerusalem was reunited under Jewish control for the first time in 1,897 years.

‘The Western Wall belongs only to Muslims’

The Supreme Islamic Council in Jerusalem on Monday dismissed comments by senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub regarding the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Rajoub spoke on Saturday to Channel 2 News, saying that the Western Wall must remain under “Jewish sovereignty.” “We understand that the wall… is sacred for Jews. At the end of the day […]

Trump signs waiver delaying move of US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

President Trump signed a waiver Thursday that delays his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the White House said Thursday. Trump’s waiver suspends the move under the Jerusalem Embassy Act for six months. The law, passed in 1995, required the embassy to be moved to Jerusalem by the end of […]

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 […]