Trump, the Israeli Lobby and Christian Zionism

“I said, ‘If you look at 1917, it was a Jubilee Year, and the Balfour Amendment came, and then in 50 years, it was 1967, and Jerusalem was reconnected to Israel. ‘When you add 50 to 1967, you’re in 2017.’ I said, ‘This is the year to move the embassy and make that declaration because it is a biblical timing of absolute precision’.”

World outraged by Trump’s Jerusalem decision

As if to rub salt on wounds, a civil society group comprising people from different religions and sects, on Monday visited Israel at a time when Muslims feel outraged because of the Jerusalem move.