Times of Israel’s David Horovitz on President Donald J. Trump history-making trip to Israel, “his expressions of instinctive solidarity with the Jewish state, his vow to protect it, and the delight with which the country hosted him,” and why it’s “enough.”
“Trump should leave no doubt that an Israeli-Palestinian agreement is an American priority and that Jerusalem is where the U.S. Embassy belongs.” - AJC’s Larry Grossman on the history of the U.S. embassy in Israel and what could happen in the coming weeks.
In a huge blow to the boycott Israel movement, all 50 U.S. Governors have joined AJC’s Governors United Against BDS Campaign! This overwhelming response demonstrates that support for Israel remains steadfast—coast to coast—and transcends partisan politics. Join AJC in thanking your governor for rejecting efforts to demonize, delegitimize, and isolate the Jewish state!
“No nation is perfect. But there is no greater success story for progressive values than the establishment of a liberal democratic nation for a people that had been stateless for 2,000 years.” – AJC Assistant Executive Director Dan Elbaum on why supporting Israel should fall in line with progressive ideology
“…Paris has a window of opportunity to restore ties and benefit from cooperation with an Israel that can be its ally on many fronts.” –AJC_Paris Director Simon Rodan-Benzaquen on what Emmanuel Macron could do for French-Israeli ties now that the election is behind him.
“What dominates German foreign policy discussions these days? Somehow, it’s the human rights record of Israel, the region’s most important Transatlantic ally. In recent weeks, this discourse has triggered tension that is harming the vital bilateral relationship between Israel and Germany.”
- AJC Berlin Director Deidre Berger