May 15, 2023

Five years later, U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem remains key to Middle East peace

by Ambassador David Friedman (Israel Hayom) — On May 14, 2018 — exactly the same date and even the same hour that David Ben-Gurion announced Israel’s independence 70 years earlier — I presided over the opening of the United States […]
October 25, 2022

There should be no controversy over “Western” Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

by Eric Mandel (JNS) — This month, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong reversed the previous government’s decision to recognize western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The question that should be asked is why that recognition was controversial at all. No fair-minded […]
October 19, 2022

Australia backtracks on western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The national flag of Australia flies above the Sydney Harbor and the Opera House in. Credit: ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock. (JNS) — The Labor Party-led Australian government on Oct. 18 officially revoked the country’s recognition of western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, confirming a […]