Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted the U.S. Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey to discuss negotiations over Iran. General Dempsey reassured Israel that the U.S. is looking out for their interests, as well.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• The U.S. Supreme Court this week issued a controversial ruling against using “Israel” on passports of Jerusalem-born Americans.
• A new study from a U.S. nonprofit research organization reported that both Israel and the Palestinians would benefit economically from a peace deal.
• This week, President Obama said G7 leaders strongly support Ukraine and warned that more sanctions are coming against Russia if a peace plan fails.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas on what can happen only in Israel.