Category: U.S.

Jerusalem US Consulate, Serving Palestinians, To Become Part of Embassy to Israel


A newly hung sign pointing to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, which was inaugurated on May 14, 2018. (Ben Sales)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The U.S. consulate in Jerusalem, which primarily serves Palestinian-Americans, will merge operations with the U.S. embassy to Israel, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced.

The consulate on Agron Street in the center of western Jerusalem will merge operations with the new Israeli embassy in Arnona, on the…