Your news from Israel - 25 January 2017 - The Jerusalem Journal Brian Schrauger
POPE COMPARES TRUMP TO HITLER
While Donald Trump was being inaugruated as the 45th president of the United States, Pope Francis was giving a lengthy interview. Regarding Trump, Francis said, let's "wait and see." He then compared Trump's election to the populism that sought a "savior" and so elected Adolph Hitler. READ MORE...
NETANYAHU: WE WILL BUILD JERUSALEM WITHOUT RESTRICTION
"Soon, I will also announce extensive construction in settlement blocs in Judea and Samaria. Under my vision, all the settlements will be under Israeli sovereignty." ~Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu READ MORE...
ISRAELI DEFENSE MINISTER: REGIONAL SETTLEMENT ONLY WAY FOR PEACE
According to Israel's Minister of Defense, a regional settlement is the only way to for Israel to achieve peace with the Palestinians. His suggestion was that the Trump administration take point to establish a broader plan for Middle East peace. READ MORE...
CHINA: WE WILL TAKE GLOBAL LEADERSHIP
"If China is required to play that [global] leadership role, then China will assume its responsibilities." Representing Moscow, another contender for global leadership, Russia Today reports the story. READ MORE...
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