The liberal lobbying group J Street on Thursday condemned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ “divisive and inflammatory rhetoric” in a recent speech he delivered opposing President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
A majority of the University of Michigan Board of Regents announced Thursday that they will take no action to divest from companies that operate in Israel, despite a resolution passed last month by the student government demanding the university move toward that goal.
Miss Iraq, Sarah Idan, and her family had to flee the country after receiving death threats over a selfie she posted with Miss Israel last month.
Middle East television correspondents donned flak vests, helmets, and other military gear last week in anticipation of a crushing wave of violence and hysteria they were certain would follow President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Experts on the region who uniformly opposed Trump’s move—which the U.S. Senate voted 90-0 in favor of as recently as last summer—predicted …
At an Organization of the Islamic Conference summit in Turkey Wednesday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas delivered a defiant speech in which he condemned the Trump administration and the United States, called on countries to end their recognition of Israel, threatened the world with violence, and claimed that Jewish history in Jerusalem is fabricated.
Vice President Mike Pence has delayed his upcoming trip to Israel by a few days amid a deadlock in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative, though Pence’s office said the delay is so he can stay in Washington to help pass tax reform legislation.
The University of California-Irvine (UCI) has softened the sanctions it levied against a student club with a history of disrupting on-campus events, after the group appealed its punishment for derailing a program last semester.
Over 150 Jewish studies scholars have signed a statement condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying it “adds insult to ongoing injury” committed against Palestinians.