Tag Archives: US-Israel relationship

US Administration: The settlements do not violate international law

History was made on Monday evening when US Defence Secretary Mike Pompeo made the historic announcement that the US refutes the concept of the illegality of the settlements – otherwise known as Jewish homes and factories in Judea and Samaria. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I’m writing this week’s Good News Friday post from Florence, Italy! I’m so happy to be on holiday in this beautiful city, far from the pressures of life back home in Israel, but don’t worry, Israel is never far from … Continue reading

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President Trump recognizes Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights

In contrast to the bad news coming out of the south, we have excellent news from America (via Suzanne), a game-changer in the Middle East: On Monday evening, while Binyamin Netanyahu was in town for the AIPAC conference, President Trump … Continue reading

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Good News before Shavuot

It’s not quite Friday as I write (though it may well be so by the time I post), but with the upcoming Shavuot festival starting straight after Shabbat, and after this week’s upsetting news, I thought it fitting to post … Continue reading

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Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel

Earlier this week the American Vice President Mike Pence and his wife arrived in Israel on an official two-day visit, and it was a roaring success. I will take the liberty of quoting from the wonderful journalist and commentator Arlene … Continue reading

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Stupidity or malice? The US plans to return stolen Jewish artifacts to Iraq

When the news hit the headlines this week that the US plans to return Jewish artifacts to Iraq – artifacts, it should be noted, that were stolen from the Iraqi Jewish community by the Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq and … Continue reading

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