"This is a political ploy by both leaders to distract from their abuse of power," IfNotNow's Emily Mayer said, referring to Trump and Israel's Netanyahu.
After 1,400 years in Rome, the wood fragment arrived in Bethlehem one day before the start of Advent, the Christian month of preparation leading up to Christmas.
"The Trump administration was never focused on promoting peace, but instead on propping up Netanyahu's and Trump's careers," Rabbi Alissa Wise said.
Netanyahu made his pledge on Tuesday in a bid to win over right-wing voters ahead of next week's election, which is expected to be close.
Netanyahu also promised to annex the West Bank, home to controversial Israeli settlements, just prior to his last election in April. "I'm going to extend sovereignty," he said in an interview with Israeli Channel 12 at the time.
"Who wouldn't be proud of a granddaughter like that? I love her and am so proud of her," Tlaib's grandmother told The Washington Post.
"I know many Jews that are in favor of a two-state solution or are pro-Palestinian and they're not against themsleves, or anti-Semitic," Leslie Marshall said.
"I will make sure we control the territory west of Jordan," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in the run-up to the election.
"We want to show that there are people in his intended base who are concerned about U.S. policy in the Middle East region as being dogmatically pro-Israel," one protest organizer told Newsweek.
Egypt and Jordan were among the Arab states to condemn U.S. recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli. They were joined by Turkey and Iran in the region, as well as France, Germany, Russia and the U.K. abroad.
Yair Netanyahu, 27, called for all Muslims to leave Israel.
The rare artifact, made from pink and yellow sandstone, was discovered this year by a man walking through a field near the Israeli settlement of Pnei Hever in the occupied West Bank.
Tlaib, 42, made history, along with Minnesota's Ilhan Omar, as they become the first Muslim women elected to Congress.
"We had hoped the testing would render different results," the museum said.
The singer said her decision to perform is "not a political statement or a commitment to the politics there."
"A few days ago, Israel allowed more than 10 tons of postal parcels that were stuck in Jordan," a postal worker said.
Frustrated Palestinians are pushing with new idealism for an Israeli-Palestinian state. How to get there is becoming the key issue of their generation.
Netanyahu announced Israel's per capita GDP had risen to $42,115—ranking Israel 24th in the world.
The leader has been president of the Palestinian National Authority since 2005.
The day marks the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from Israel after the country was founded in May 1948.
Military investigators said Elor Azaria was driven by a "twisted ideology."
Israeli troops used rubber bullets, tear gas and live ammunition as up to 10,000 people demonstrated along the border.
Siam Nuwara is waging a one-man battle against the Israeli military and its justice system in the West Bank.