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Jewish same-sex couple sues U.S. for denying citizenship to one of their twins

(JTA) – A Jewish same-sex couple is suing the United States for denying citizenship to one of their twin sons. More...

Israeli Embassy to reopen in Jordan, ending diplomatic crisis over shooting

(JTA) – Israel and Jordan agreed on the resolution of deadly incidents that shut down the work of the Israeli Embassy in Amman, officials in both countries said.  Officials in Jerusalem announced the agreement Jan. 18, saying it means that “the Israeli embassy in Jordan will return to full activity immediately.”  More...

New Orleans rescinds resolution favored by anti-Israel activists

(JTA) – The City of New Orleans rescinded a resolution, celebrated by anti-Israel activists, that would have prohibited investment with human rights violators.  Although the measure passed 5-0 on Jan. 11 did not mention Israel or the Palestinians, it was drafted by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee.  More...

VP Pence’s faith drives his support for Israel. Does it drive Mideast policy?

WASHINGTON – When Mike Pence moved to Washington last year, he and his wife took with them a framed phrase they had for years hung over their fireplace in their Indiana home, and then over the fireplace in the governor’s mansion in that state.  More...

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