US military to follow Israel's model of inclusion for disabled

Ambassador Friedman, presidential aide Chris Neeley visit Palmachim air base, meeting IDF soldiers with autism and various disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2019, 1:22 PM

'Testament to strength of US-Israel alliance'

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and PM Binyamin Netanyahu visit site of THAAD system in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 7:37 PM

US Ambassador visits ancient Catholic monastery

Ambassador David Friedman visits Beit Jimal Monastery, which has been vandalized several times in recent years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 3:44 PM

Official PA daily derides Trump envoy as 'retarded' ,'Mongoloid'

Columnist in official Palestinian Authority paper launches into personal attack on Trump envoy. US ambassador 'disgusted' by ad hominem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 8:35 PM

'Far more unites us than divides us'

US amb. at economic forum: 'We're with all of you to create a better, safer, more prosperous world for Israelis, Palestinians alike.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/21/2019, 12:49 PM

Is Trump repeating the mistake of Obama's 'peace processors'?

The administration’s persistent courtship of the Palestinian Authority is puzzling precisely because it seems to be odd with the statements of senior U.S. officials and envoys. Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 2/15/2019, 1:26 AM

Sweet Home Alabama: Ambassador Friedman jams with Mike Huckabee

US Ambassador to Israel joins former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and his band in rendition of 'Sweet Home Alabama'.David Rosenberg, 2/13/2019, 12:59 PM

US Ambassador: No peace plan in near future

Ambassador Friedman says plan will be pushed back by several months amid Israeli elections and ongoing PA refusal to accept the plan.Tal Polon, 1/6/2019, 1:48 PM

Demand: Open Solomon's Pools to Jews

Appeal to US ambassador to Israel: Condition US aid for restoration at Solomon's Pools on permanent Jewish access to the site.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2019, 12:24 PM

Ambassador Friedman meets leading haredi rabbi

US Ambassador David Friedman visits home of prominent haredi Torah sage and leading halakhic authority Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2018, 11:50 PM

Ambassador Friedman lauds Israeli gas pipeline to Europe

US Ambassador hails trilateral cooperation between Israel, Greece, and Cyprus, including development of gas pipeline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 6:28 PM

Kahlon demands PA condemn terror attacks

As terrorism spirals in Judea and Samaria, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon blames 'wild incitement' for wave of violence.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 8:20 PM

'PA can be a political body or sponsor of terror-not both'

US Ambassador David Friedman condemns PA for paying salaries to terrorists after bloody attack at Givat Assaf kills two soldiers.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 4:32 PM

Eastern J'lem daily 'Al-Quds' runs op-ed by US Ambassador

Friedman: 'Ability to work across borders and across cultures provides model for deeper integration across region in future.'Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2018, 3:46 PM

US ambassador joins Chabad to pack food for Israeli needy

American Ambassador to Israel David Friedman packs food at Colel Chabad for Israelis in need.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 2:04 PM

US Ambassador addresses Israeli Arab high-tech conference

US Ambassador David Friedman speaks at high-tech conference which introduced Arab entrepreneurs and American and Israeli investors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 12:09 AM

David Friedman: The US is totally committed to Israel's defense

At Jerusalem Emunah group Nava Tehilla's luncheon on Monday, US Ambassador answers questions, says US aid to the PA has dropped to zero.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018, 11:21 PM

US castigates 'vile act of Palestinian terrorism'

US ambassador condemns shooting attack on Israeli civilians, slams Hamas support for attack. 'US stands against terror, even if UN won't.'David Rosenberg, 12/10/2018, 11:50 AM

Amb. Friedman, Netanyahu light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

PM, US Ambassador mark 1 year since President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 8:57 PM

Trump shames UN for its stand on Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The first anniversary of Trump's announcement on moving the US embassy to Jerusalem is today. David Singer, 12/6/2018, 7:37 PM

US Ambassador Friedman, terror victims families light 3rd candle

Ambassador Friedman and wife Tammy host Michal Salomon and her children at candle lighting ceremony for 3rd night of Hanukkah.Mordechai Sones, 12/4/2018, 9:56 PM

Friedman: We're very cognizant of Israel's security needs

US Ambassador to Israel: Possible alliances between Israel and Arab states give the Israeli public some confidence.Elad Benari, 11/29/2018, 4:07 AM

US envoy slams PA's 'discriminatory policies'

'Political differences cannot be resolved by discriminatory policies which impose penalties upon Palestinians for selling land to Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2018, 8:36 PM

US demands 'immediate release' of US citizen held by PA

Palestinian Authority holding US citizen in custody for facilitating sale of Jerusalem property to Jews.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2018, 1:34 PM

Ambassador to Admor of Belz: Trump loves Israel

US Ambassador to Israel tells Belzer Rebbe '7 years of famine' in US relations are over, admires how Belz rebuilt after the Shoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2018, 10:53 PM

'Trump's Mideast team in agreement on Deal of the Century'

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman rejects reports of dissension among Trump's Mideast advisors regarding peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 1:24 PM

Report: Trump to decide on Deal of the Century release this week

President Trump reportedly planning to meet with advisers, Ambassador Friedman to decide on date for release of Mideast peace plan.David Rosenberg, 11/18/2018, 10:28 PM

'Let us unite against the forces of hatred'

Ambassador David Friedman gives remarks at ADL about Tree of Life massacre. 'Let us create a generation free from anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2018, 6:51 PM

'Apathy is our enemy, not disagreement'

Ambassador Friedman discusses Israel-diaspora relations at the JFNA General Assembly in Tel Aviv. 'Far more unites us than divides us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2018, 3:28 PM

'I want Israel to be the home of every Jew'

Prime Minister Netanyahu, US Ambassador David Friedman speak at Jewish Federations of North America's General Assembly in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2018, 12:34 PM

Ambassador Friedman visits city of Ariel

US Ambassador to Israel meets group of Israeli and Palestinian Arab business leaders, urges PA to promote coexistence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2018, 2:36 AM

US, Israel issue joint Hanukkah postage stamp

Israel Post, US Postal Service issue Hanukkah stamp in commemoration of 70th anniversary of 70th anniversary of US-Israel ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2018, 7:34 PM

'It's not worth trying us'

After Israel destroys Hamas tunnel, Netanyahu says terrorists wasting their time trying to dig into Israel. 'It's not worth trying us.'Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2018, 8:51 PM

US sends condolences to families of terror victims

US Ambassador to David Friedman says scene of terror attacks 'has been a model of Israeli–Palestinian coexistence since 1982.'Gary Willig, 10/7/2018, 8:08 PM

'Trump did not order settlement construction halted'

US Ambassador says US support for Zionism dates back to 19th century, little chance embassy will be moved under future administration.Nitzan Kedar, 10/4/2018, 6:46 PM

Watch: Special Sukkot interview with US Ambassador to Israel

US Amb. Friedman talks about Trump's peace plan, his feelings towards Israel, and joining in the traditional priestly blessing at the Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2018, 10:10 PM

US Ambassador: Forced population transfer not a path to peace

US Amb. Friedman says US Pres. Trump will support 'whatever the parties can agree to,' says population transfer 'not a pathway to peace.'Yoni Kempinski, 9/27/2018, 3:57 PM

US ambassador gives wishes for happy Sukkot

'After the intensity of the High Holidays, what a blessing to gather at a festival earmarked for happiness and celebration.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2018, 1:35 PM

US Ambassador: PA terror compensation must stop

Ambassador Friedman attacks PA's determination of 'eligibility for monthly salary' of terrorist who murdered Ari Fuld.Nitzan Keidar, 9/20/2018, 2:44 PM

'American patriot brutally murdered by Palestinian terrorist'

US Ambassador to Israel condemns murder of American-Israeli south of Jerusalem. 'Fuld was an American patriot, will be deeply missed.'David Rosenberg, 9/16/2018, 4:08 PM

What did Ambassador Friedman lose during the embassy move?

Ambassador David Friedman visits Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem to wish Israelis a happy Rosh Hashannah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2018, 2:00 PM

'US and Israel share values - and tragedies'

US Ambassador speaks with Arutz Sheva at 9/11 memorial event in J'lem. 'We won the battle, but must make sure we're ready for the next one.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 1:43 PM

US ambassador stands with the Golan

Ambassador David Friedman says he cannot imagine a situation in which the Golan is not a part of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 8:02 AM

Ambassador David Friedman toasts Jewish New Year

'Pressure on Iran will continue to mount, and I'm confident this enemy, great challenge of our generation, will enter dustbin of history.'Yoni Kempinski, 9/4/2018, 11:45 PM

US Ambassador: No demands in exchange for embassy move

Ambassador says in talk with AJC that publication of US peace plan is 'not imminent,' peace process has been 'overtaken by other events.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 9:15 PM

US Ambassador: No reason to evacuate settlements

Ambassador David Friedman tells visitors, including MK Yehuda Glick, no reason to separate Jews from Judea and Samaria.Gary Willig, 8/16/2018, 8:04 PM

'Peace can only succeed if it is based on reality'

U.S. negotiators acknowledge neither side will be fully satisfied with peace proposal, but stress that is the only way to achieve peace.Elad Benari, 8/15/2018, 11:13 PM

The Wizard of Jerusalem

All about one of the first non-diplomatic delegations visiting the new United States Embassy in Jerusalem with the opportunity to sit and talk about the issues of the day with our U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman. Larry Gordon, 8/13/2018, 10:00 PM

US Ambassador meets US firefighters in Sderot

Ambassador David Friedman meets Israeli and US firefighters who are fighting arson fires in the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 3:50 PM

Greenblatt fires back at PA over Friedman criticism

U.S. Special Representative responds after PA condemns Ambassador Friedman for paying a condolence visit to the family of Yotam Ovadia.Elad Benari, 8/1/2018, 1:07 AM

PA condemns US Ambassador consoling terror victims

'Heartbroken by her tears and her in-laws' who lost their only son. Today, PA Foreign Ministry condemned my visit. Nothing more to say.'Mordechai Sones, 7/31/2018, 9:31 PM

US Ambassador: Words cannot describe the barbarity

Ambassador Friedman 'heartbroken' during Shiva visit to family of murdered Samaria resident.Gary Willig, 7/30/2018, 2:53 PM

Ambassador Friedman visits terror victim's family

US Ambassador to Israel pays shiva visit to young family of man stabbed to death by terrorist last week.Gary Willig, 7/30/2018, 12:21 PM

'The world is growing tired of Hamas'

US representatives Haley, Friedman, Kushner and Greenblatt: 'The battleship is turning around,' as even UN starts to condemn Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 12:15 PM

'Hamas is prolonging the suffering of the Palestinians'

Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt and Ambassador David Friedman blast Hamas, urge it to "free" the people of Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/20/2018, 4:14 AM

Netanyahu to Europe: Learn from Trump, stop appeasing Iran

'America has no better friend than Israel,' says Netanyahu. 'Israelis are grateful for American independence.'David Rosenberg, 7/4/2018, 10:41 AM

Friedman: US, not UNHRC advancing human rights

US Amb. to Israel praises administration for leaving 'corrupt' UN Human Rights Council.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2018, 9:23 AM