He has held up California as an antidote to what he deems a corrupt Washington, a message he's likely to echo in Tuesday's State of the State speech, his first as governor. Israelis are puzzled over why the Western Wall seems to be such an important issue to an American Jewry whose intermarriage rate is so high, particularly among young people who are less interested in synagogue and communal affiliation than their parents. Coast Guard officials said they are working to deliver back pay by Wednesday to all of the more than 42,000 Coast Guard members affected by the longest government shutdown in history. We pay writers, editors, web developers, and other staff who work tirelessly to provide you with an invaluable service: evidence-based, contextualized analysis of facts. To become less guarded or vigilant; to stop being cautious about potential trouble or danger.
Newsom's move comes on the heels of New Mexico Gov. Producing reliable fact-checking and thorough investigative reporting requires significant resources. The expansion of the counterdrug task force requires approval from the U. See also cover; flank guard; screen. Examples: guard of angels, 1834; of patience, 1606.
The two state's former governors agreed to send troops to the border last April at the Trump administration's request along with Texas and Arizona. Further, some officials say they understand that religiously and politically liberal Jews, who make up the great majority of American Jewry, are troubled when members of the Jerusalem government praise President Trump for his full-throated support of Israel while overlooking or dismissing his coarse behavior and divisive political style on a range of domestic and foreign policy issues. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at a joint news conference with President Donald Trump at the White House, Feb. Just a month into his governorship of the nation's most populous state, Newsom has sparred with Trump on immigration and other issues. Yes, these officials will admit in private, we understand that many Conservative and Reform Jews feel like second-class citizens in the eyes of the Chief Rabbinate, and that American Jews have a hard time seeing how our coalition politics — namely the clout of the charedi parties — upended the compromise agreements with diaspora leaders over easing conversion requirements and making the Western Wall area more open to egalitarian prayer.
They want to see the kind of strategic planning from the prime minister on issues of Jewish identity and unity that he has displayed on the security and diplomatic fronts with impressive results. There is worry that bipartisanship, a key to U. By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the. Trump said over the weekend that he would allow the government to shut down again or declare a national emergency to take money from the military budget if Congress doesn't agree to fund the wall. A guard force normally operates within the range of the main body's indirect fire weapons. Most Israelis see the Kotel as a place of worship for the fervently religious; for American Jews, the issue is more about equality than prayer — the belief that every Jewish should have a right to the same holy space.
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He similarly ordered the troops to focus on combating transnational crime. But I got the sense that a number of Israeli officials are more wary of Trump than they let on in public, recognizing that he is transactional — and can be mercurial — in his approach to complex foreign policy issues. And yet, in a kind of candidness you hear only away from the glare of the cameras, they also understand how queasy the Trump-Bibi bromance makes many American Jews feel, and the policy implications that are at stake regarding the relationship. Those are two of the takeaways I have from spending the last two weeks in Israel and talking to officials there, in mostly off-the-record conversations. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state's southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration's request for support from border states. Israeli leaders are tired of hearing the litany of complaints American Jewish leaders have about the growing rift in the diaspora-Israel relationship, with much of the blame directed at the Netanyahu government. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is interviewed onstage by Jewish Federations of North America Chairman Richard Sandler at the General Assembly in Tel Aviv, Oct.
But it is never too late to do the right thing. Getty Images One specific criticism I heard is that some of the leaders of the liberal denominations in the U. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Such an approach, I was reminded, worked for the Yishuv the Jews living in pre-state Palestine in creating the state as well as the settler movement in the West Bank after the Six-Day War. Specifically, they will be tasked with providing intelligence on transnational crime and assist with cargo dock operations and searches of commercial trucks for contraband. And there is concern over how far out front of most of the international community the Israeli public is in its enthusiasm for Trump.
About 100 of the 360 troops will remain deployed under California's agreement with the federal government to focus specifically on combating transnational crime such as drug and gun smuggling, Newsom spokesman Nathan Click said. The 360 troops are a fraction of the roughly 14,000 that have been deployed throughout California for various operations since 2016. That could prove to Israeli legislators the growing need for more representation at the Western Wall. Brett Reistad, national commander of the American Legion, said efforts by the group to assist Coast Guard families had essentially drained the veterans organization's Temporary Assistance Fund. Once at the desired height a ratchet holds the safety shade in place. When Brown, a fellow Democrat, approved the mission in April, he said no California troops would participate in immigration-related activities.