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Except on Russia, Trump never keeps his word - Washington Post

The White House announced — no real surprise to veteran Israel watchers — that it is delaying its move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The statement accompanying the waiver (which a president must sign to avoid the move) read in part ...and more »

Halting Palestinian Authority Payments to Families of Terrorists Won't Bring Peace - World Policy Institute

By Jonathan Cristol. President Donald Trump wrapped up his trip to the Middle East without any particular movement toward a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The only person that might be surprised by this outcome is Trump ...and more »

Evangelicals pray for God to give Trump courage to move embassy in the future - The Times of Israel

The Christian groups were key supporters of the president in the election; Liberal Jewish groups hail his restraint. By Jacob Magid 1 June 2017, 11:37 pm 7 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 2K shares. Jacob Magid is the settlements ...and more »

Trump expected to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv -- for now - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is expected to renew the waiver that keeps the US embassy in Tel Aviv, avoiding, for now, a controversial move to Jerusalem, several senior administration and diplomatic sources told CNN. Trump on moving the US ...and more »

Tel Aviv's week of Pride and militarism - +972 Magazine

By Tanya Rubinstein. An installation in Jaffa overlooking Tel Aviv, set up ahead of Tel Aviv Pride week. (Tel Aviv Pride Parade Facebook page). The upcoming Tel Aviv Pride parade has set social media, the streets and the queer community alight. In ...and more »

1968 poll shows what Jewish Jerusalemites thought of Palestinians - +972 Magazine

Two IDF jeeps drive in a parade through Jerusalem, 1968. (A. Eisenberg/Lehava Kiryat Mozkin, CC 2.5). At the close of the Six-Day War in 1967, Jerusalem's Jewish residents were surely elated, like most Israeli Jews, by the famous words, “The Temple ...and more »

Trump to keep US Embassy in Tel Aviv, for now - Washington Post

President Trump will not relocate the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, at least for now, the White House announced Thursday, reversing a campaign promise dear to some of his most conservative supporters. Moving the embassy could upset ...and more »

Trump's evangelical supporters disappointed about Israel embassy decision - Religion News Service

WASHINGTON (RNS) President Trump's decision to maintain the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv has disappointed conservative Christians who were counting on him to make good on a key campaign promise. But many expect that the long-awaited move will still occur ...and more »

Donald Trump Won't Move Embassy to Jerusalem, at Least for Now - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an order keeping the American Embassy in Tel Aviv rather than moving it to Jerusalem as he promised during last year's campaign, aides said Thursday, disappointing many Israel supporters in hopes of preserving his ...and more »

Israel Disappointed in Trump Embassy Decision - U.S. News & World Report

Senior Israeli officials expressed their disappointment Thursday to President Donald Trump's decision to hold off on moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Minister for Jerusalem Affairs Zeev Elkin said he was "disappointed by Trump's ...and more »