Trump Promises to Move Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

In no other country does the United States locate its embassy anywhere other than the capital; Israel is the lone exception. As stated by The New York Times, The U.S. does not have its embassy in in Jerusalem, Israel’s self-declared capital, but in Tel Aviv, Israel’s tourist capital.

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Youth Deaths Mount in Israel and Palestine

Palestinian leaders claim these acts of aggression stem from the fact that the youth see no future ahead, as they have known conflict their whole lives and there are no prospects for peace in sight. They also place blame for children being swayed to commit acts of violence on Islamist groups that call for Israel’s destruction.

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Netanyahu Responds to Opposition’s Call to Welcome Refugees

Netanyahu claims that while Israel is “not indifferent to the human tragedy of the refugees,” the country is not in a position to take them in. This statement came in response to Israel’s liberal opposition leader Isaac Herzog, who firmly proclaimed Jewish history’s moral obligation to show compassion.

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