Even before the latest tensions began, Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau released its annual spring travel advisory containing a summary of key threats to Israeli citizens and Jews abroad, in addition to recommendations about how to stay safe.
“We have also seen one of the world’s most prestigious newspapers become a cesspool of hostility towards Israel that goes well beyond any legitimate criticism of a fellow, imperfect democracy,” said Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer.
U.S. President Donald #Trump says his decision to recognize Israeli control over the Golan Heights was made after a ‘quickie’ briefing. Syrian officials have vowed to take “every centimeter” of the region back from #Israel.
Syria is demanding that the UN Security Council hold an emergency meeting on U.S. President Trump’s recognition of the Israeli Golan, as Israeli. In addition, the 28 member states of the European Union rejected the unilateral move.