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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30, 2014: at the National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum honoring the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C., April 30, 2014. The event, titled "Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses," included Holocaust …

Israeli Envoy Ron Dermer: Trump Jerusalem Recognition ‘Shock Therapy’ For Palestinians

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the subsequent transfer of his country’s embassy there  constituted “shock therapy” against Palestinian rejectionism, which is the real obstacle to peace, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer said at a Senate event on Tuesday.

UN Photo Jean-Marc Ferré

Report: UN Human Rights Council Targets Israel, Ignores Firms Operating In Occupied Territories Worldwide

TEL AVIV – The UN Human Rights Council is ignoring the fact that more than 40 European companies – most of which are under some degree of state control in their home countries – operate in four areas around the world deemed occupied by the United Nations even while the agency continues to boycott businesses that operate in Israeli settlements, a new report found.