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  • U.S. passports must say 'Jerusalem,' not 'Israel'

    06/09/2015 6:10:12 AM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 20 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 6/08/2015 | WND Staff
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned back a demand from Congress that Americans born in Jerusalem be allowed to have their passports changed to reflect Israel as their birthplace, heeding a warning from the State Department “a simple passport alteration could ‘provoke uproar throughout the Arab and Muslim world,’”
  • Vatican Says Jerusalem "Issue" is Too Important to Leave to Israel, PA

    01/03/2006 9:34:40 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 216 replies · 2,203+ views ^ | 19:15 Jan 03, '06 / 3 Tevet 5766
    Vatican Says Jerusalem "Issue" is Too Important to Leave to Israel, PA 19:15 Jan 03, '06 / 3 Tevet 5766 ( The legal counsel of the Vatican in Israel, the priest David Jaeger, said today that Jerusalem is too important of an "issue" to be left to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Jaeger further expressed criticism of Israeli policy regarding holy sites in the country. "The issue of Jerusalem," the representative of the Roman Catholic Church said, "is to important to leave in the hands of the Israelis and the Palestinians." The Catholic Church has been making efforts to obtain...
  • Recognize the legality of the Israeli Settlements

    08/17/2004 9:37:49 AM PDT · by MiddleEastInfo · 10 replies · 498+ views ^ | 2004 | Yosef Rabin
    To: President Bush Dear President Bush, We, the citizens of the United States of America, demand that the US Government fully recognize the legality of the Israeli communities situated in the West Bank and Gaza. The following declarations in support of the Jewish communities situated in the West Bank and must be made prior to the upcoming November elections. Settlements are Not Illegal! 1. The settlements are not located in "occupied territory." The last binding international legal instrument which divided the territory in the region of Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza was the League of Nations Mandate, which explicitly...