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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jerusalem Post

  1. Two major U.S. surveys rank Israel among most powerful, innovative countries

    US News and Bloomberg News both placed Israel in their top ten.
  2. Kerry to Abbas confidante: 'Stay strong and do not give in to Trump'

    The former US Secretary of State also surprised his interlocutor by saying he was seriously considering running for president in 2020.
  3. State Attorney to allow exhumation of immigrant Yemenite children’s graves

    The affair of the missing immigrant Yemenite children relates to the disappearance of hundreds of babies and toddlers of Mizrahi descent, mainly from Yemen, during Israel's early days.
  4. Pence Middle East trip a cause for concern in Jordan

    Jordan has a majority population of Palestinians. This puts King Abdullah in a difficult spot.
  5. Partisan divide over Israel in the U.S. at historic level, poll finds

    The Pew Research Center findings show Republicans more sympathetic than ever toward Israel, with Democrats increasingly divided, now equally likely to support the Palestinian cause.