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Trump’s Threat to Cut Palestinian Aid Worries Many in Israel

JERUSALEM — If President Trump’s goal with a pair of tweets threatening to cut their funding was to compel Palestinians, one way or another, to return to peace negotiations, they appear to have had the opposite effect — and left many Israelis confused and worried as well.

“We pay the Palestinians HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect,” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter while most of the Middle East was sleeping on Wednesday. “With the Palestinians n

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