House Votes to Suspend US Aid to Palestinians

The Republican-led House easily approved legislation that would restrict financial aid that directly benefits the Palestinian Authority until it takes credible steps to end what lawmakers say is a practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis.

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Trump Calls Abbas, Says He Intends to Move Embassy

President Donald Trump spoke to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the phone on Tuesday, multiple reports state. Trump reportedly informed Abbas about his ‘intention’ to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to a readout of the phone call published by the official PA news outlet Wafa.

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Hillel Cancels Pro-Israel Lecture; Chabad Steps In

The Hillel organization at Princeton University, which invited Deputy Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely to lecture to students, abruptly canceled the lecture at the last minute. Chabad stepped in to host her instead.

Shliach Helps Rescue Jabotinsky’s Childhood Home

The childhood home of Likud ideological forebear Ze’ev Jabotinsky in Odessa, Ukraine, will be turned into a historic site rather than be demolished, following the efforts of Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara and Chabad emissary to Odessa Rabbi Avrohom Wolff.

Two IDF Soldiers Rammed by Car Near Chevron

Two IDF soldiers were injured when a Palestinian driver rammed into a group of IDF soldiers Tuesday on Route 60 near the village of Bet Anoun south of Hebron. They were treated on the spot and evacuated to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

White House Calls Out UN Anti-Israel Bias

The Trump administration gave formal notice on Tuesday that it is reviewing its participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council and called for reforming the body to eliminate what it called its “chronic anti-Israel bias”.