Menachem Zivotofsky receives first Jerusalem, Israel Passport


October 30, 2020 10:17 am
October 30, 2020 10:17 amLeave your thoughts

18 years after he was born, Menachem Zivotofsky received the first US passport issued to an American citizen born in Jerusalem to have “Israel” as the birthplace.

“I am honored to receive this passport as a representative of the many American citizens who were born in Israel, who can now have their official government documents reflect the fact that they were born in Israel. I want to thank my parents who started this process, long before I understood anything,” Menachem said.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday a reversal of a long-standing US policy that passports of citizens born in Jerusalem may not say they were born in Israel.


Categorised in: ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

IN THE NEWS

Trump’s Twitter ban is Permanent

Trump’s Twitter ban is Permanent

Twitter CFO Ned Segal says former President Trump will never be allowed back on the platform.
NYC cuts ties with Trump Organization

NYC cuts ties with Trump Organization

New York City is cancelling its contracts with the Trump Organization, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday morning, a result of the violence that
BD”E Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer

BD”E Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer

We regret to inform you of the passing of Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer, ע”הMorah D’asra of Young Israel of West Hempstead, Levaya and
Pelosi calls for Trump’s immediate removal from office

Pelosi calls for Trump’s immediate removal from office

BREAKING: Speaker Pelosi calls for VP Pence and the Cabinet to remove President Trump from office via the 25th Amendment, or another impeachment
US Attorney’s Office is Investigating Hunter Biden’s Tax Affairs

US Attorney’s Office is Investigating Hunter Biden’s Tax Affairs

The Biden Team released a statement today from Hunter Biden.
NY to receive vaccines as early as this weekend

NY to receive vaccines as early as this weekend

New York state will receive its first shipment of the coronavirus vaccine doses as early as this weekend. The first shipment will include 170,000
Israel receives it’s first batch of Pfizer Vaccines

Israel receives it’s first batch of Pfizer Vaccines

The first batch of the coronavirus vaccines from Pfizer arrived in Israel on Wednesday morning. A DHL flight from Brussels carried over 100,000 of

Trending