Washington’s attempts to lobby Israeli lawmakers have yet to succeed, despite the fact that Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Defense Minister Benny Gantz agree that the event has “combustible” aspects to it.
“Every Jew that walks the streets of Jerusalem today, every old person in Jerusalem, every child, is the manifestation of Zechariah’s prophecy and a ‘nationalist flag march,” Rabbi Kahana said.
The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison or an appropriate fine.
The “Blue Flag-17” exercise marks the first time that India has dispatched a delegation to participate in a military drill in the Jewish state.
After winning the right to fly the PA flag at the United Nations in New York, PA President Abbas called for the flag to be raised over his capital;Jerusalem
The Vatican has requested it be removed from a UN resolution by the Palestinians calling for the flags of “Palestine” and Holy See to be flown at the UN.
A massive lobbying campaign is building a groundswell of support across the United States to urge Congress to kill the nuclear deal recently signed with Iran.
US Congressional Democrats are evidently uniting to defend a presidential veto against any legislative action aimed at derailing the Iran nuclear deal.
The European Union agreed to push through a new law labeling products made in Judea and Samaria in a move that has greatly angered Israel.
US Secretary of State Kerry will travel to Egypt and Qatar next week to alleviate concerns about the Iran deal, but will not visit Israel during the trip.