Tag: Tzachi Hanegbi

Christian Orthodox worshippers parade around Jesus' tomb ahead of lighting candles from the Holy Fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalems Old City, on April 11, 2015 during the Orthodox Easter ceremony of the 'Holy Fire'.

Israel Suspends Plan to Tax Jerusalem Church Properties

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem’s mayor on Tuesday suspended a plan to impose taxes on properties owned by Christian churches, backing away from a move that had enraged religious leaders and led to the closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Federica Mogherini

EU Foreign Policy Chief: European Embassies Will Stay In Tel Aviv

European Union foreign policy czar Federica Mogherini said on Monday that embassies of European countries and of the European Union will remain in Tel Aviv even if US President Donald Trump goes ahead with his plan to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem.

US President Barack Obama greets guests during a suprise visit to First lady Michelle Obama's event on higher education in the East Room of the White House July 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. The first lady hostedÊthe 2015 Beating the Odds Summit to recognize youths who have overcome substantial obstacles …

Israeli Minister: Obama ‘Naive and Messianic’ Toward Jewish State

Just one day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting with US President Barack Obama at the UN, in which Netanyahu thanked Obama for the signing of a $38 billion military aid package, Israeli cabinet minister Tzachi Hanegbi on Thursday panned the US president as “naive and messianic” towards Israel.