The U.S. State Department announced last weekend its intentions to open a new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem as early as this May. The opening will be much sooner than anticipated.
Israel in the News
Earlier this week, sirens sounded along Israel's border with Gaza as a terrorist rocket hit a home in southern Israel.
Earlier this week, Iran brazenly violated Israeli sovereignty when they dispatched an Iranian drone from Syrian territory into Israel. Israel responded with airstrikes on Syrian and Iranian military targets in Syria.
Earlier this week, an Israeli rabbi was killed after being stabbed several times in the chest in a West Bank terror attack. Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal was killed as he was going to a circumcision ceremony for his nephew.
During his first State of the Union address as President this week, Donald Trump mentioned the American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as well as its rethinking of foreign aid.