Category Archives: Jerusalem

Watch: Trump recognizes Jerusalem, pledges embassy move

Trump recognizes Jerusalem, pledges embassy move US President Donald Trump announced that the US government officially recognized the city of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and announced that the US embassy in Israel would be relocated … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Recognize Jerusalem

As Israelis and people around the world await US President Donald Trump’s decision, to be announced Wednesday, on recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state, Amb. Alan Baker gives 10 reasons why he should. Jerusalem has been the … Continue reading

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The Jerusalem Embassay Act

The Jerusalem Embassay Act already recognizes Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel. What is lacking is the Executive Department making a formal declaration, de jure, recognizing the Capital. The Jerusalem Embassay Act – “Sec. 2. Findings. The Congress makes the … Continue reading

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Netanyahu Praises UWI’s Historic Jerusalem Initiative and ‘Unflinching Defense of the Truth’

“The people of Israel appreciate United with Israel’s advocacy, educational efforts and unflinching defense of the truth,” Netanyahu stated to UWI founder Michael Gerbitz upon receiving the “Jerusalem Declaration.” (JERUSALEM, Israel – October 18, 2017) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent … Continue reading

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MK Yehudah Glick at Conference Pushing Jordan as Palestinian Homeland: It’s Already a Palestinian State

Jordanian Option Conference By Eliana Rudee October 18, 2017 , 9:30 am “On that day Hashem made a covenant with Avram, saying, ‘To your offspring I assign this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river … Continue reading

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A King in Israel

A King in Israel In a provocative and profound essay in this magazine (“A King in Israel,” May 2010), the late Michael Wyschogrod proposed that the Jewish state define itself as a democratic, constitutional monarchy. Israel, Wyschogrod suggested, should rename … Continue reading

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Legal Rights and Title of Sovereignty of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel and Palestine under International Law

Legal Rights and Title of Sovereignty of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel and Palestine under International Law Howard Grief The objective of this paper is to set down in a brief, yet clear and precise manner the … Continue reading

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Palestinian family evicted from east Jerusalem home after legal battle

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict By Udi Shaham / September 5, 2017 Member of the Shamsaneh family, who were evicted from their home in Sheikh Jarrah. (September 5, 2017) . (photo credit:UDI SHAHAM) After eight years with no evictions in the east … Continue reading

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Seals from Judean Kingdom period shed light on life in ancient Jerusalem

Jpost Israel News By Daniel K. Eisenbud / September 4, 2017 A complete seal bearing the name “Achiav Ben Menachem.”. (photo credit:ISRAELI ANTIQUITIES AUTHORITY/ CLARA AMIT) A rare collection of ancient seals inscribed with the names of officials dating to … Continue reading

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Article 80 and the UN Recognition of a “Palestinian State”

The Algemeiner September 22, 2011 by Howard Grief   In the entire debate now taking place on whether the United Nations Security Council or General Assembly has the right to approve the application of the “Palestinian Authority” to be recognized … Continue reading

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