Israel prepares for anti-Trump backlash during Friday prayers

Hundreds of additional police deployed to prevent Arab violence during Friday prayers after Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 12/8/2017, 9:29 AM

'Trump's recognition of J'lem was the right response to Obama'

Rabbi of Efrat Shlomo Riskin saysTrump's recognition of Jerusalem was the inevitable response to the UN resolution Obama allowed to pass.Benny Toker, 12/8/2017, 8:34 AM

Sometimes the obvious needs to be said

The recognition is even more important than the location of the embassy for it recognizes what is natural and right, and everything else follows from that. So who would oppose such an obvious iteration of reality? Almost everybody.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 12/8/2017, 8:18 AM

PA complains to UN against Trump

PA lodges a complaint at the Security Council following Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/8/2017, 6:08 AM

Canada doesn't support Trump on Jerusalem

Canada refrains from supporting Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital but does not harshly criticize the move.Dalit Halevi, 12/8/2017, 5:36 AM

Putin 'deeply concerned' by Trump's Jerusalem move

Russian President says moves such as Trump's can "block paths" to the Middle East.Elad Benari, 12/8/2017, 3:08 AM

White House: Pence still plans to meet Abbas

White House says canceling meeting between PA chairman and VP Pence would be "counterproductive."Elad Benari, 12/8/2017, 2:05 AM

Israel to build 14,000 new housing units in Jerusalem

Following Trump's recognition of Jerusalem, Housing Minister began to promote plan to build thousands of housing units in the capital.Ido Ben Porat, 12/8/2017, 1:07 AM

Czech President hints: We could move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech President Milos Zeman says his country could follow the United States and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2017, 12:03 AM

Israeli Arabs to join demonstrations against J'lem recognition?

Major Israeli-Arab organization calls on followers to protest against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Tzvi Lev, 12/7/2017, 10:39 PM

Former US ambassador slams 'heavy breathing' over Jerusalem

Dan Shapiro says critics of Jerusalem decision overreacting. 'This isn't the second coming of Harry Truman recognizing Israel.'Gary Willig, 12/7/2017, 10:04 PM

PA: VP Pence 'unwelcome' after J'lm recognition

Ahead of visit to Israel, PA tells VP Mike Pence he is 'unwelcome in Palestine' after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.David Rosenberg, 12/7/2017, 9:54 PM

Watch: 'Evangelicals have crazy ideas about Israel'

MSNBC host Chris Matthews tears into evangelical Christians for backing Jerusalem recognition, embassy move.Tzvi Lev, 12/7/2017, 9:15 PM

Swedish state TV: 'Jewish lobby' behind Jerusalem recognition

Sweden’s main public broadcaster says power of 'Jewish lobby' explains why US president recognized Jerusalem.JTA, 12/7/2017, 8:46 PM

Will Neturei Karta leave Israel?

Extreme anti-Zionist haredi group angry over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 12/7/2017, 8:12 PM

Watch: 'I think it’s the best path for peace'

Ambassador to Israel David Friedman praises Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Tzvi Lev, 12/7/2017, 7:31 PM

Bennett: Jerusalem was our capital before London even existed

Watch: Education minister tells BBC that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is simply acknowledgement of an obvious fact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 6:10 PM

'US not demanding concessions from Israel for J'lm recognition'

Ambassador Nikki Haley says Trump admin. not seeking concessions from Israel after recognition of Jerusalem. 'This was our decision.'David Rosenberg, 12/7/2017, 5:42 PM

Trump signs embassy waiver

Move gives president 6 months to fulfill pledge to relocate US embassy to Jerusalem.JTA, 12/7/2017, 5:34 PM

Schumer: I advised Trump to recognize 'united' Jerusalem

NY Senator, Democratic leader says he advised president to recognize all of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 12/7/2017, 4:40 PM

Reform Movement slams, then praises Trump's recognition of J'lem

Reform leaders express opposition to President Trump's 'ill-timed' announcement, only to backtrack a day later.David Rosenberg, 12/7/2017, 4:11 PM

EU's Mogherini: US move risks 'sending us back to darker times'

EU Diplomatic Chief: 'The most urgent priority now is to avoid further escalating tensions on the ground.'AFP, 12/7/2017, 2:56 PM

Iranian-backed militia threatens US troops in Iraq

Militia says that 'Trump's decision on Jerusalem renders striking US forces in Iraq legitimate.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 12:30 PM

IDF bolsters forces in Judea and Samaria

Army prepares for riots over Trump's declaration, as terror incidents and incitement increase overnight.Kobi Finkler, 12/7/2017, 11:44 AM

Erdogan: 'Hey Trump! What are you doing?'

Turkish leader says US decision on Jerusalem will put region in 'ring of fire.' 'Political leaders do not stir things up, they seek peace!'AFP, 12/7/2017, 10:50 AM

Justice Minister: No need to fear doing the right thing

Shaked: Trump's announcement 'a victory for the American people.' 'We hope other countries will recognize J'lem, move their embassies.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 9:37 AM

'One of the greatest moments in history'

US officials respond to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 9:10 AM

20 reasons why every foreign embassy should move to Jerusalem

Telling the world what it should have realized a long time ago.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 12/7/2017, 7:42 AM

Saudi Arabia blasts 'irresponsible' Trump

Saudi Arabia says Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was "unjustified and irresponsible".Elad Benari, 12/7/2017, 6:34 AM

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

UTJ MKs express hope that Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem won't cost Israel diplomatically.Ben Shaul, 12/7/2017, 6:07 AM

'Trump told everyone that he means business'

Likud MK welcomes recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, says the move will actually bring peace closer.Hezki Baruch, 12/7/2017, 5:36 AM

State Department to Israel: Temper response to Jerusalem move

United States asking Israel to temper its response to Jerusalem recognition, fearing backlash.Ben Ariel, 12/7/2017, 5:10 AM

Turkey threatens to sever ties with Israel

Erdogan's adviser says his country will cut ties with Israel in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 12/7/2017, 4:38 AM

Jewish organizations hail Trump's Jerusalem move

Jewish organizations in the United States welcome recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, embassy move there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 4:15 AM

EU on Jerusalem: Our position remains unchanged

European Union expresses serious concerns over Trump announcement on Jerusalem, warns of repercussions on peace process.Elad Benari, 12/7/2017, 3:36 AM

Iran warns of 'intifada' against Israel

Arab world blasts Trump's announcement on recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Elad Benari, 12/7/2017, 2:06 AM

Security Council to hold urgent meeting on Jerusalem

Eight countries call for urgent meeting of UN Security Council following Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 1:05 AM

Britain 'disagrees' with Trump move

British PM says Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem is unhelpful for prospects of peace. Former UK Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks welcomes it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 12:07 AM

Trump delivers

Trump did it his way, overcoming every obstacle in his path. This man, this president, means what he says. Jack Engelhard, 12/7/2017, 12:07 AM

Czech Republic follows Trump, recognizes Jerusalem

Czech Republic announces it recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 12/6/2017, 11:12 PM

'A new chapter for the international community'

Israeli politicians praise Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 10:08 PM

State Department to begin process of moving embassy immediately

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says US to get to work immediately to fulfill Trump's pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 9:41 PM

PLO: Trump 'destroyed' two-state solution

Hamas says Trump 'opened gates of hell' on US interests in region by recognizing Jerusalem.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 9:10 PM

250 rabbis to Trump: Be strong and have courage

Samaria Council head gives White House letter expressing leading rabbis' support for declaration on J'lem. 'You will be remembered forever.'Ido ben Porat, 12/6/2017, 9:04 PM

'President Trump, Mazel Tov!'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett congratulates US President for resisting pressure not to recognize Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 8:44 PM

Watch: PM Netanyahu thanks Trump for Jerusalem recognition

Israeli PM's response to US President's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.. 'This is a historic day.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 8:39 PM

Dershowitz: Recognizing J'lem 'perfect response' to Obama

Former Harvard Law professor: 'You say it's occupied, we say it's the capital.'Tal Polon, 12/6/2017, 8:30 PM

Watch: Trump recognizes Jerusalem, pledges embassy move

US President gives long-waited announcement on US position on status of holy city of Jerusalem, pledges to move embassy to capital.Gary Willig, 12/6/2017, 8:00 PM

US and Israeli flags on the walls of the Old City

As a sign of appreciation for Trump's recognition of J'lem, Old City will be lit with US and Israeli flags. 'A clear message to the world.'Ido ben Porat, 12/6/2017, 7:18 PM

Trump: Jerusalem recognition "long overdue"

US President says America should have recognized Jerusalem as capital of Israel years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 7:09 PM

Image of shot and bloodstained Trump circulated in PA

Photoshopped image of US President shot in head and stomach part of incitement wave sweeping PA and East Jerusalem.Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2017, 6:21 PM

America is re-establishing reason and a respect for facts

It's about time the US recognized Israel's capital. If the Jews had to wait for the state to be served on a silver platter, Jews and Holocaust survivors would still be in the Red Cross camps. Giulio Meotti, 12/6/2017, 6:13 PM

EU calls for 'Palestinian restraint' as Trump announcement nears

EU diplomatic chief calls on Abbas to show restraint, contain violence amid expected recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel by Trump.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 5:56 PM

If I forget you, O Jerusalem

Not recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is like not recognizing the sun. So why has it taken this long? Tzvi Fishman, 12/6/2017, 5:53 PM

Hamas: Violence will sweep the region

Hamas leader warns against US recognition of J'lem, as Abbas reportedly intends to declare US no longer relevant in peace process.Dalit Halevy, 12/6/2017, 4:57 PM

'Embassy would move without recognition of sovereignty'

Journalist David Bedein says US embassy law does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem, must be amended before embassy moves.Yoni Kempinski, 12/6/2017, 4:29 PM

Rivlin: Obvious Jerusalem is Israel's capital

Israeli President says all diplomats know Jerusalem is capital of Israel as they visit him, government in capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 3:25 PM