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First Signs Posted to U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem municipality has proudly mounted the first street signs pointing the way toward the U.S. embassy, which is set to open one week from today, on the 70th secular anniversary of Israel’s independence on May 14.

US Embassy sign (Jerusalem Municipality)

Tillerson: Trump Undecided About U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump is still undecided about whether to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, contradict earlier assurances from the White House the move will certainly happen at some point, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday.

Trump at Table (Tillerson, Munchin) Carlos Barria Reuters

Palestinian Authority Media Likens Trump to Hamas

TEL AVIV – The American people made a historic mistake in democratically electing President Donald Trump just as the Germans did when they elected Hitler and Gaza Palestinians did with their election of Hamas, a Palestinian columnist said, joining a chorus of Palestinian commentators who are slamming the new president as a “fascist,” “lunatic,” and “megalomaniac.”

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Trump says that if heís elected president, heíll know within six months whether he can achieve an elusive peace accord between Israelis and Palestinians, …