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Trump Arrives In Israel, Visits Western Wall

President Trump visited Jerusalem’s Western Wall but never  acknowledged that this holy Jewish site was part of Israel. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 22, 2017 … It was a day filled with history as the first sitting US President stood by the Western Wall and placed a note inside. President… Read More »

Netanyahu: Citizens Of Israel Will Receive You With Open Arms

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 21, 2017 … Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this morning at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, made the following remarks: “US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania will arrive tomorrow on an historic visit to the State of Israel. Senior administration and… Read More »

Israel Prepares For Trump Visit

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 18, 2017 … Israel is putting on her best dress. The Jewish state is spending intensive days preparing for the visit of President Trump – from coordinating over 10,000 police to having the President’s favorite pillow await him at the King David Hotel. Israel’s Defense… Read More »

Israel Announces Jerusalem Day Events

By Israel News Agency Staff  Jerusalem, Israel — May 16, 2017 … Jerusalem Day festivities will begin this year on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 20:30, opposite Jerusalem’s Old City wall adjacent to the Jaffa Gate. The main sound-and-light-show event celebrating 50 years since the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem, at the initiative of Culture… Read More »

Someone Knows Jerusalem Is Israel’s Capital – Friedman Meets Netanyahu

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 16, 2017 … Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met today with US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem.  “Welcome. It’s a pleasure to see you and to welcome you to Jerusalem, our eternal capital,” said Netanyahu. “I know you went to the… Read More »

Obama Allows UN To Declare Israel’s Western Wall “Occupied Territory”

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 25, 2016 … Following an UN Security Council resolution that condemns Israeli settlements, a resolution that Barack Obama allowed to pass with 14 votes,  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Elect Donald Trump and  Jewish leaders responded with pure revulsion. After an intense period of diplomacy… Read More »

UNESCO: King David, Jesus Never Existed

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 14, 2016 … In a move which represents one of the largest acts of anti-semitism in modern history, UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – voted on a draft text to remove all Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem. The draft text was passed… Read More »

United Nations Recognizes Yom Kippur As Official Holiday

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — December 20, 2015 … It’s not a joke. The one international organization which loves to bash the Jews and their tiny democratic state – Israel – has declared Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, an official holiday. Last Thursday the UN officially recognized Yom Kippur as an… Read More »