(JTA) – One of Israel’s strongest condemnations of U.S. President Donald Trump wasn’t about the peace process. It didn’t concern Trump’s broken promise to relocate the U.S. embassy to Jertusalem, or his reported leak of Israeli intelligence.
It was about climate change.
After Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris accords, the landmark 2015 agreement to fight global warming, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz joined the chorus of international leaders criticizing his decision. [Read more…]