President Trump's entry in the guest book at Israel's national Holocaust memorial was strangely upbeat, self-referential and written in his signature all-caps: “IT IS A GREAT HONOR TO BE HERE WITH ALL OF MY FRIENDS — SO AMAZING & WILL NEVER FORGET!” The brevity and tone of the note may have been a function of […]

The huge contrast between Obama’s and Trump’s visits to Israel’s Holocaust memorial


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JERUSALEM — Warm words were spoken in public by Israeli officials upon President Trump's arrival on Monday

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JERUSALEM — President Trump will land at Tel Aviv airport on Monday and spend two days in Jerusalem with a side visit to Bethlehem in the West Bank

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JERUSALEM – Jerusalem’s ancient Western Wall made headlines again on Tuesday

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  OTTAWA — Last week, President Trump announced the itinerary for his first foreign trip since taking office, and there was one destination noticeably absent from the list: Ottawa

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JERUSALEM – Israel released video footage Sunday purportedly showing Marwan Barghouti, the man Palestinians compare to Nelson Mandela and the leader of an open-ended hunger strike by hundreds of Palestinians incarcerated in Israel, breaking the strike by eating a fistful of cookies

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JERUSALEM — A day after militant Islamist group Hamas updated, and some say softened, its founding charter, an international human rights watchdog slammed the group as “cruel” and “torturous” over its continued incarceration of two Israelis with serious mental health conditions

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RAMALLAH — Khalida Jarrar’s neat office and smart appearance offer little indication that this time last year she was serving out a 15-month sentence in an Israeli jail cell

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