Israel Scrambles as Trump's Plan to Relocate U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Stuck in Red Tape

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon is promoting an emergency move that would bypass planning regulations enforced by law; hurdles posed by Israeli law and U.S. demands complicate plan

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Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said he was seeking an exemption from planning regulations to ensure that the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem can be upgraded to become the American embassy in time for Israel’s 70th...