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Closure of PLO offices continues administration’s policy of rebuke

Whether or not the Trump administration’s announcement on Rosh Hashanah that it was closing the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, D.C., its de facto embassy, was orchestrated for dramatic effect, it was certainly perceived as symbolic of the administration’s recent actions underlining its defense and support of Israel and consequent rebuke of the PLO.

Monday 09/17/2018
Upcoming Iran sanctions will ‘fundamentally’ change how nations do business with regime
Posted: September 17, 2018

Ahead of the second round of American sanctions on Iran in November since the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Friday that those measures will drastically change the way any business is done with the regime.

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Wednesday 09/12/2018
Jewish groups respond to Jon Kyl’s Senate appointment
Posted: September 12, 2018

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has chosen former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl to fill the Senate seat held by the late John McCain.

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Friday 09/07/2018
Trump says he is willing to meet with Iranian president at upcoming UN session
Posted: September 07, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump implied on Wednesday that he is willing to talk with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N. General Assembly meeting later this month.

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Tuesday 09/04/2018
Embattled comedienne Roseanne Barr to move to Israel, study with teachers
Posted: September 04, 2018

oseanne Barr is moving to Israel, the American-Jewish comedienne and actress announced on Sunday via Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s podcast.

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American lawmakers push Trump to keep Iraqi Jewish Archive in the United States
Posted: September 04, 2018

The White House is facing pressure not to return an Iraqi Jewish Archive, seized following the capture of Baghdad in 2003, to Iraq.

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Thursday 08/30/2018
Valley Jews bid farewell to Sen. John McCain
Posted: August 30, 2018

Jews across the Valley, state, nation and even the world continue to mourn the death of United States Sen. John McCain, a longtime friend of Israel, who died of brain cancer on Aug. 25. A funeral service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on Sept. 1, where he will be eulogized by former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush. He will be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on Sept. 2.

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Tuesday 08/28/2018
Haley says US will introduce additional UN resolutions condemning Hamas
Posted: August 28, 2018

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday that on behalf of the Trump administration, she plans to introduce additional resolutions at the world body that condemn the terrorist group Hamas.

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Tuesday 08/21/2018
US deports 95-year-old Nazi collaborator to Germany after years of unsuccessful attempts
Posted: August 21, 2018

After years of unsuccessful attempts, the United States finally deported Nazi collaborator Jakiw Palij on Tuesday morning to Germany, where his fate is currently unknown, although German prosecutors have previously said there may not be sufficient evidence to charge the 95-year-old with war crimes.

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Monday 08/13/2018
Congress and Jewish groups express solidarity with Israel after Hamas rocket barrage
Posted: August 13, 2018

Members of Congress and the American Jewish community are reacting to the most recent escalation between Hamas and Israel, with the former firing rockets from Gaza into the latter.

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