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Floridians Can Now ‘Stand With Israel’ On Their License Plates

Israeli-American Council holds competition asking graphic designers to create a license plate design declaring “Florida Stands with Israel"

Romania’s PM Ludovic & Israel’s PM Netanyahu Announce Expansion of Trade

The Romanian Prime Minister also voiced his desire to strengthen his country’s defense and security ties with the Jewish State.

US Lawmakers Collaborate to Provide Israel with Notorious Bunker-Buster Bombs

Lawmakers introduced bi-partisan legislature this week to provide Israel with key weaponry amid Iran’s growing nuclear agenda.

‘Important Victory’: US Lifts Ban on Funding Israeli Research in Golan Heights, Judea & Samaria

Netanyahu: “Today we’re applying the science agreement between Israel and US to Judea and Samaria and the Golan. This is a tremendous change"

US Citizens Born in Jerusalem May Have ‘Israel’ on Their Passports

Trump admin plans to reverse a long-standing US policy that passports of citizens born in Jerusalem may not say they were born in Israel.

Honduras to Move Embassy to Jerusalem by End of Year

Honduran President spoke with Netanyahu to strengthen the "strategic alliance," and agreed to open embassies in Tegucigalpa and Jerusalem

US: Serbia to designate Hezbollah entirely as a terror organization

The United States on Sunday welcomed Serbia’s decision to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization. It called on the European Union to follow...

Evangelical Malawi President Positions to be First African Country to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

The president’s announcement on Friday, if carried out, would mark Malawi as the first African country to place its embassy in Jerusalem

Chad Considering Embassy in Jerusalem

“I do not only want to mark the relations between our countries, but to promote them even more,” Netanyahu said.

Ambassador Friedman: Israel Is still Defending Its Right to Exist

US Amb. to Israel says that people around the world "find common ground in attacking, vilifying and seeking to destroy the Jewish state."

Netanyahu, Pompeo Put Trump Peace Plan Back on the Table

After weeks of silence on Trump’s peace plan, Netanyahu & Pompeo put it back on the agenda in remarks to the relaunch of the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus

Democrat Senators Push Measure That Could Block Israel from Defending Itself Against Terror

More than a dozen senators are supporting an amendment quietly added to this year’s defense bill that some say could endanger Israel now and in the future

Missouri Joins 31 Other States in Passing Anti-BDS Legislation

Missouri joins Nevada, Minnesota and Alabama, among others, in passing legislation preventing the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.

Top US diplomat: Only An Israeli Decision Would Delay Annexation

A top official in Trump’s admin said Monday that US will not hold back Israel’s annexation plans as it is a decision to be made “[only] by Israeli leaders.”

Pompeo Hints at ‘Series of Announcements’ Coming Against ICC

Pompeo: I think the ICC and world will see we're determined to prevent having Americans and our friends and allies in Israel hauled in by this corrupt ICC

Israeli & US F-35 Pilots Conduct ‘Enduring Lightning’ Over Southern Israel

Despite the global pandemic of COVID-19, F-35 pilots from Israel and the United States conducted a training exercise known as ‘Enduring Lightning’

Austrian Parliament condemns BDS movement as antisemitic

Austria’s parliament unanimously passed a resolution Thursday condemning BDS as antisemitic, and urging that the anti-Israel movement not be supported.

US celebrates withdrawal of UN Security Council resolution against peace plan

After Palestinian-spearheaded measure is pulled, Trump official says the world body has ‘demonstrated that the old way of doing things is over’

Dutch lawmaker calls Netherlands to Expel ICC Prosecutor, calling them an Anti-Semitic Kangaroo Court

“The International Criminal Court has no authority at all here and behaves as a biased pro-Palestinian institution and an antisemitic kangaroo court,” Wilders tweeted on Thursday.

Netanyahu thanks Christians for standing up for Israel in Christmas video

If it hadn’t been for Christian support, Israel would never have been founded, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in his Christmas wishes on Tuesday.

Pompeo says US ‘firmly opposes’ ICC announcement on alleged Israeli war crimes, says it unfairly targets Israel

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Saturday that the United States did not believe Palestinians qualified as a sovereign state, meaning that the recent ICC decision to open an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes against them is unfounded.

UN vote on Palestinian Independence: NGOs tell Canada to choose Israel

Several nonprofits have urged Canada to stand with Israel at the United Nations on Wednesday when the General Assembly votes on a resolution in favor of Palestinian self-determination.

Pompeo Rebukes Democrats’ Settlement Fixation, Calls their Arguments ‘Foolish’

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said that he supports Pompeo's letter, adding that the US has restored its historic and appropriate role in mediating the conflict.

Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem, president’s son says

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem in 2020, his son, MP Eduardo Bolsonaro, said on Sunday at the opening of a Brazilian trade mission in the capital.

Guatemalan President-elect: World must recognize Jerusalem

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammatte was honored at a ceremony at the Friends of Zion Museum in Jerusalem Tuesday.

Nikki Haley: Canada made a ‘deal with the devil’

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemned Canada for voting in favor of an anti-Israel General Assembly resolution claiming that in their actions the government made a "deal with the devil."

Czech Republic & Israel Sign Defense Deal Worth $125 Million

Israel & the Czech Republic have signed a military deal reported to be worth $125 million; The deal has a heavy emphasis on air-defense systems; Both countries will have a part in the production of these systems; Representative: Today, Israel and the Czech Republic are closing a historic circle.

650 Christian Businesspeople Respond to Anti-Israel Product Labelling

Efforts to boycott Israel have consistently failed as Christians respond by increasing investment.

UK Counter-Terror official: We can Learn from Israel about Opposing Terror

During a visit to Israel, UK counter-terrorism official Jonathan Hall told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday that England can learn from Israel about how to deal with terrorism.

House Democrats demand State Dept reverse ‘settlements’ decision

106 congressional Democrats, including 12 committee chairs, condemn State Dept. declaration that Israeli settlements are legal.

US Embassy in Jerusalem Issues Extensive Travel Warning Over Settlements Announcement

The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem issued a travel warning for visiting Americans in the aftermath of the U.S. announcement that the government does not consider the establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank as illegal.

West Bank Settlements Not Illegal, US Decides in Historic US Policy Shift

In a historic reversal of US policy, the Trump administration announced on Monday that it does not view Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal.

Defying Trump, UN Renews Mandate of Palestinian Refugee Agency UNRWA until 2023

Resolution passes 170-2, with only Israel and US opposing it; one of 8 measures concerning Israel passed by body, with no actions against any other country

VP Mike Pence: America Strongly Affirms Israel’s Right to Defend Itself

Vice President of the United States Mike Pence commented the barrage of rockets shot from Gaza at Israel throughout Tuesday, November 12.

Netanyahu: We have No Better Friends than our Christian Friends

PM shares details of consultations with Trump ahead of embassy move at Christian Media Summit marking opening of new Friends of Zion Museum.

Ukrainian Government Aims to Open New Innovation Center in Jewish Capital

The Ukrainian government has announced their intentions to open a new ‘innovation and investment’ center in Jerusalem; Katz: The office will be equivalent of a diplomatic office and be a part of the Ukrainian embassy in Israel.

Greenblatt: Peace Plan is Realistic and Implementable

Outgoing US envoy sums up his work, discusses peace plan. "No one can put forth a plan that everyone will embrace."

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