The president sent his message to “our Jewish brothers and sisters in the United States, in Israel and around the world,” noting Hanukkah’s origins in the story of rededicating the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
There is a wide spectrum of opinion about whether President Trump is good or bad for the Jewish people. Was it bad when Trump tried to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear bomb? Was it bad when the US challenged anti-Israel bias in the UN? Maybe it was bad when the Trump administration stopped funding… Read more »
In the wake of the shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, many on the left are trying to twist the horrific incident into a black mark for President Trump. Protesters showed up at a GOP rally, intending to do just that, overstepping all bounds of decency when they ruined a moment of silence in memory of the victims.
Following his incarceration in a Turkish jail on exaggerated political conspiracy charges, Pastor Andrew Brunson returned to the United States. President Trump welcomed the pastor in the Oval Office in the full glare of global media. There was time, however, for Pastor Brunson to pray for the president.
The Turkish lira plunged as much as 11% against the dollar, hitting a record low, before recovering some of its losses in volatile trading. The lira had already plummeted more than 20% last week as a political clash with the United States intensified and investors fretted about the Turkish government’s lack of action to tackle the problems… Read more »