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School children wave Israeli flags at the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, during Jerusalem Day celebrations, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. On Wednesday Israelis commemorated the capture of the city's eastern sector in the 1967 Mideast war. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Affirming Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

Following the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the U.N.’s educational, scientific, and cultural body (UNESCO) over it’s anti-Israel bias, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) introduced a resolution that “recognizes and affirms the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem.”

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Muslim Bus Driver Transforms Jerusalem Bus Into Sukkah

Jewish commuters in Jerusalem were delighted to alight upon a bus decked out as a traditional Sukkah – replete with bamboo roof and festooned with decorations – courtesy of a Muslim bus driver who was hoping the Sukkah-bus would “improve relations” with his passengers.

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DHS Sends Anti-Terror Travel Ban Plan To Trump

Citizens of several foreign countries will be denied visas to enter the United States because their home governments have refused to share information about the identity of prospective visitors, officials say. A report listing non-cooperative governments — likely including several Islamic governments

Myanmar's Suu Kyi cancels trip to U.N. amid Rohingya criticism

Nobel-Winning Myanmar Leader Cancels U.N. Trip Amid Rohingya Crisis

On Wednesday, the unofficial leader of Myanmar (formerly Burma) canceled a trip to the U.N. General Assembly, ostensibly because she is needed at home to deal with a terrorist insurgency. Most observers outside Myanmar believe the formerly celebrated, Nobel-winning Aung San Suu Kyi is hiding from the international community that once lauded her, because her government is conducting a campaign of repression – perhaps even ethnic cleansing or genocide – against the Rohingya Muslim minority.