Ted Cruz and Ros-Lehtinen lead a bipartisan congressional effort urging UNESCO to reject latest Palestinian inspired resolution describing the Temple Mount and Western Wall as strictly a holy Muslim site.
By Ben Ariel
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) are leading a bipartisan effort to stop the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) from passing a resolution that would describe the Temple Mount and the Western Wall as holy Muslim sites, thus diminishing the historic and verified Jewish and Christian ties to the Old City of Jerusalem.
Speaking at AIPAC conference, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says, “I will not be neutral. America will stand unapologetically with the nation of Israel,” for Israel is a beacon of light and hope.
– Watch speech in its entirety.
By Elad Benari
“Palestine has not existed since 1948,” Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said at the beginning of his speech in front of the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC, on Monday evening.
He noted that Megillat Esther, the book of Esther, will be read at synagogues this Wednesday evening on the holiday of Purim. The book tells the story of the Persian King Ahasuerus who sought to kill all the Jews but failed to achieve his goal. Continue Reading »
Both Cruz and Rubio blast frontrunner Trump’s proposed ‘neutrality’, insisting they’ll remain supportive of Israel against the ‘murderous’ Palestinian Authority.
By Israel Today Staff
With Super Tuesday, the biggest day in the US presidential primaries, fast approaching (March 1), candidates on the Republican side are looking to bolster their pro-Israel credentials and win the Evangelical Christian vote.
Earlier this month, frontrunner Donald Trump suggested he’d be “neutral” in his dealing with Israel and the Palestinians.
One of his top challengers, Senator Marco Rubio (Florida), said at a rally in Houston on Wednesday that he’d take the exact opposite approach. Continue Reading »
32 Congressmen call on Kerry to revoke a 1994 waiver that allows the PLO office in Washington to remain open since the Palestinian leadership promotes incitement to butcher Jews & Israels.
• State Dept. relies on empty slogan saying closing PLO office ‘would be detrimental to efforts to calm tensions.’
WASHINGTON – The US State Department on Tuesday rejected calls by 32 congressional lawmakers, including Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, to close the Washington office of the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
Palestinian President Abbas – Photo: AP
In a letter dated December 18, the lawmakers called on Secretary of State John Kerry to revoke a waiver that allows the PLO office in Washington to remain open.
Senior Republican Senator was heckled & booed off the stage at the conference after saying that Christians “have no greater ally than Israel” and calling on the audience to support the Jewish state.
By Ari Soffer
Leading Republican Senator and Christian supporter of Israel Ted Cruz (R-Tx) was booed off stage at a gala dinner in support of the Middle East’s embattled Christian minority, after voicing support for Israel.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) – Reuters
Cruz was the keynote speaker at the event, hosted by the recently-founded In Defense of Christians (IDC) organization. In his speech, he declared that Christians “have no greater ally than Israel” – the only state in the region whose Christian population is growing as opposed to shrinking. Continue Reading »
At the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, Sen Cruz (Rep-Texas) said Iran’s Supreme leader Khamenei appears confident that “there is no credible deterrence from the US.”
An Israeli strike against Iran “could happen in a matter of months,” Sen. Ted Cruz reportedly told a US Jewish security group.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R).- Photo: REUTERS
Cruz (R-Texas) at a meeting of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, or JINSA, said Tuesday that Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appears confident that “there is no credible deterrence from the United States” to prevent the Islamic Republic from progress in its nuclear development. Continue Reading »
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