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    LIBERTY COUNSEL NEW YORK CITY, NY -- The U.S. vetoed a U.N. resolution seeking to challenge President Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. President Trump affirmed this month that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and promised to begin the process of relocating the U.S. Embassy in...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald Trump affirmed that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and promised to begin the process of relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem. "President Trump's affirmation that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel represents a significant and long overdue shift...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL ORLANDO, FLORIDA -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual meeting on Tuesday that he offered humanitarian assistance to the victims of the devastating earthquake that has killed hundreds in Iran and Iraq. Netanyahu offered the medical assistance via the Red Cross, which...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed hope that peace in the Middle East could be reached after the 100-year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration that was celebrated yesterday in Britian, Israel and the United States. The declaration was a letter approved by the British cabinet that supported the...
    LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ The United Nations just announced a plan to pay the Palestinian Authority (PA), a known sponsor of terror, over $18,000,000 to wage lawfare against the State of Israel. In their recently released U.N. Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2018–2022, the U.N. outlines it plans to cooperate with the...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, which has been introduced this year in both the House and Senate, is designed to protect U.S. businesses and individuals from being pressured into an economic boycott of Israel or other friendly nations by international governmental organizations. This bill would extend the Export Administration Act...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (UNESCO) because of its anti-Israel bias. The withdrawal will take effect on Dec. 31, 2018 but the U.S. may remain involved as a nonmember observer state. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
    LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – A letter on behalf of 24 Israeli mayors representing 450,000 residents of Judea and Samaria was sent to U.S. Senator Tom Cotton to encourage U.S. Senators to pass the Taylor Force Act. This bill, which will defund the Palestinian Authority (PA) until its ceases payments...
    ACLJ There is a menacing threat growing on Israel’s northern border, and the United Nations (U.N.) is turning a blind eye. Enough is enough; the U.N. must take action. For thirteen years, Hezbollah – an officially recognized terrorist organization – has violated the U.N.’s mandate requiring a ceasefire and a demilitarized zone along...
    Below are my prepared remarks in defense of Israel: It is an honor to stand here, at the United Nations of all places, celebrating – not condemning, but celebrating – the fiftieth anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Fifty years is a very special number in the Jewish tradition. The rabbis...
    JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ This week, the United Nations (U.N.) continued its shameful attacks on Israel.  Next week, I am leading a team of senior ACLJ attorneys straight to the U.N. to fight back. The U.N.’s latest assault happened last week, when the United Nations Human Rights Council (U.N. HRC) met to...
    LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON – All 100 U.S. senators signed a letter asking U.N. Secretary General António Guterres  to address and correct the unequal treatment by the United Nations against Israel. Authored by Senators Marco Rubio and Christopher A. Coons, the senators state they are “united in their desire to see the United Nations improve its treatment of Israel and...
    JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Jay Sekulow is Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), one of the most prestigious law firms in the country. He is an accomplished Supreme Court advocate, renowned expert on religious liberty, a number 1 New York Times-bestselling author, and a respected broadcaster. Jay...
    JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Jay Sekulow is Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), one of the most prestigious law firms in the country. He is an accomplished Supreme Court advocate, renowned expert on religious liberty, a number 1 New York Times-bestselling author, and a respected broadcaster. Jay...