Tag: Jerusalem

Israeli Politics, US Politics

Trump and Jerusalem

Trump giving a speech

Many presidents have promised to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem. Trump is just one more. Now that the waiver has expired, legally, he has to move the embassy. But the State Department is flipping out. Why? They say that moving the embassy will awaken the violence. They must not …

Israeli Politics

Jerusalem Real Estate Issues

Jerusalem Real Estate Issues

Reading about the Arab Israeli Conflict one might get the impression that it’s all about real estate and ownership, about who owns what. Since we’re talking very ancient claims, it can be difficult to know whose claims carry the most weight. Things get even more confusing when it comes to Jerusalem, especially when it comes …