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Fighting for Israel on Social Media
Late in the afternoon on July 28, 2014, Daniel Rubenstein was scrolling through Twitter at IDF headquarters in sunny Tel Aviv when he saw a tweet from NBC News reporter Ayman Mohyeldin: “Israeli airstrike has hit the outpatient clinic at Shifa Hospital. Local Palestinian media is reporting several children among dead #gaza.” Minutes later Mohyeldin tweeted again, this time accusing Israel of striking Al Shati refugee camp.
Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital and Orders U.S. Embassy to Move
President Trump, in December, formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy and setting in motion a plan to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to the fiercely contested Holy City. “Today we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital,” Mr. Trump said from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House. “This is nothing more or less than a recognition of reality. It is also the right thing to do. It’s something that has to be done.”
Tel Aviv: Top Travel Destination
By: Maya Danielle Nissim, Teacher, Travel Blogger, and Internationally Published Writer
Out of the 30+ countries I have visited and innumerable cities I have wandered through, Tel Aviv is by far my favorite and a destination I enjoy visiting time and time again. However, before a recent trip I was surprised to hear from friends and colleagues that many people don’t know how truly remarkable this city actually is.
Sunday: 9:00 am
Monday-Friday: 7:15 am
Rosh Chodesh: 7:00 am
Shabbat : 9:30 am
Monday-Thurs: 6:45 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat 7:15pm