'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

Friedman to State Department: Israel not a human rights violator

Ambassador rejected calls for extra scrutiny of IDF behavior, emailed State Department officials to affirm Israel’s democratic standards.David Rosenberg, 6/18/2018, 7:51 AM

Friedman chides gov't over 'ingratitude' towards US

'We took historic step of recognizing J'lem, and they turn around and demand more,' says US ambassador, after MKs demand US recognize Golan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2018, 9:07 PM

Friedman in Washington for talks on Trump peace plan

U.S. ambassador to Israel is in Washington for discussions at the White House and State Department about the administration's peace plan.Nitsan Keidar, 6/11/2018, 12:06 AM

US Ambassador slams media coverage of Gaza conflict

'9 out of 10 articles on Gaza were critical of Israel,' said US Amb. Friedman. 'How should Israel have defended itself differently?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 12:08 PM

Friedman: Democrats welcome to visit Israel

US ambassador denies that his statement on Republican support for Israel was "a partisan shot."Guy Cohen, 6/1/2018, 4:42 PM

Trump to give David Friedman control of PA affairs?

5 US officials claim president mulling plan to place US J'lem consulate under ambassador's control, giving him authority over ties with PA.David Rosenberg, 6/1/2018, 8:53 AM

US: Komemiyut not a terror group

State Department says NGO which received funds from charity headed by Ambassador David Friedman is legitimate group, not terror org.David Rosenberg, 5/24/2018, 4:52 PM

PA continues attacks on Ambassador Friedman

Saeb Erekat and Abbas adviser ignore US embassy, ambassador's disavowal of picture of Temple Mount.Gary Willig, 5/23/2018, 8:41 PM

Ambassador Friedman: I was more mortified than any Palestinian

US Ambassador to Israel says picture thrust on him with Temple replacing mosques 'unacceptable,' says US deserves respect from PA.Gary Willig, 5/23/2018, 6:52 PM

'Ambassador Friedman is a terrorist settler'

Palestinian Authority adviser slams US Amb. Friedman, claims he is 'biased and extremist' and calls for 'religious terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 12:39 PM

Photo of Ambassador Friedman provokes outrage on left

Employee at Israeli organization takes picture of Ambassador Friedman with image of Holy Temple without consent. Organization apologizes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2018, 9:45 PM

Muezzin call disrupts US Ambassador's embassy speech

During meeting with Evangelical leaders over embassy move, Ambassador Friedman's speech disrupted by muezzin call blasting at full volume.Orli Harari, 5/15/2018, 2:06 PM

'Recognizing Jerusalem as capital removes 'right of veto''

U.S. Ambassador to Israel: Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem has removed the Palestinians' "right of veto" on the move.NPR, 5/15/2018, 12:13 AM

Media falsely accuses Amb. Friedman of donating to terror group

False claims: Media outlets attempt to link Ambassador David Friedman to movement declared 'Jewish terror group' by State Dept.David Rosenberg, 5/13/2018, 10:11 PM

A first glimpse of the new embassy in Jerusalem

Watch: Ambassador Friedman arrived at the site of the new embassy in Jerusalem to closely examine the preparations for its opening.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/11/2018, 9:04 PM

A Jewish member of the Palestinian Authority?

PA showcases Jewish member of Palestinian National Council in response to the uproar over Mahmoud Abbas' anti-Semitic comments.Tzvi Lev, 5/3/2018, 6:26 PM

Friedman: Abbas has reached a new low

U.S. Ambassador rips PA chairman over speech in which he asserted the Holocaust was not caused by anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2018, 12:34 AM

'Blessing of rain took a tragic turn'

US Ambassador David Friedman offers condolences to families of 10 Israeli teens killed by flash flood.David Rosenberg, 4/27/2018, 12:14 PM

Ambassador Friedman sees economic growth in Nazareth

US Ambassador to Israel visits Nazareth, says economic development key to improving Jewish-Arab relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2018, 6:42 PM

Amb Friedman seeks to call Judea and Samaria by biblical names

Senior officials say US Ambassador to Israel seeking to be able to say 'Judea and Samaria; in official statements instead of 'West Bank.'Gary Willig, 4/25/2018, 5:52 PM

'I remember my parents crying in 1967'

US Ambassador to Israel says rest of the world can learn from the coexistence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 8:19 AM

US Ambassador honors Israel's fallen

Friedman: 'May God give strength and comfort to those who lost their friends and loved ones in Israel's battles.'Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 1:44 AM

US Ambassador: These are not peaceful protests

US Amb. David Friedman, at the Kotel for Priestly Blessing ceremony, talks about Gaza protests and Jerusalem.Eliran Aharon, 4/2/2018, 11:33 AM

US Ambassador visits Western Wall for Priestly blessing

US Amb. David Friedman attends mass Priestly Blessing ceremony at the Western Wall, held twice a year, during Passover and Sukkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 9:53 AM

US Ambassador: The US is not seeking 'to replace' Abbas

Amb. Friedman rejects reports that US is interested in replacing PA Chairman. 'It's for the Palestinian people to choose its leadership.'Tal Polon, 3/29/2018, 1:07 PM

Watch: US Ambassador sums up his first year in Israel

US Embassy in Israel publishes video marking Amb. Friedman's first year in office. Friedman: Grateful to Pres. Trump and thankful to G-d.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2018, 11:30 AM

'If Abbas won't work with us, we'll find someone who will'

Ambassador Friedman suggests that Abbas may soon become irrelevant to the White House. 'Someone will fill the vacuum.'Tal Polon, 3/28/2018, 10:24 PM

Watch: Ambassador Friedman's special Passover message

US ambassador to Israel participates matzah baking in Kfar Chabad. 'Next year in Jerusalem' has a special meaning this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 4:31 PM

'Passover has special meaning this year thanks to Trump'

Ambassador David Friedman releases special holiday greeting ahead of Passover, praises Trump over planned embassy move to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 1:32 PM

Senator Cruz to PA: Look in the mirror

Senator Ted Cruz blasts PA leadership over its continued insults of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/24/2018, 12:16 AM

PA demands Ambassador Friedman be added to 'global terror list'

Dep. Min. Michael Oren suggests US deport PA envoy after PA calls for Ambassador Friedman to be labelled a 'terrorist'.David Rosenberg, 3/23/2018, 11:27 AM

Trump takes the high road as Abbas, PLO and Hamas implode

Trump is taking the high road to possible peace – leaving Abbas, the PLO and Hamas wallowing on the murky low road and becoming politically irrelevant. David Singer, 3/23/2018, 10:31 AM

PA: US Ambassador Friedman is 'anti-Semitic'

PA continues attacks on ambassador, accusing him of 'anti-Semitism' against 'the Palestinian people.' 'He is an ambassador of the settlers.'Tal Polon, 3/21/2018, 7:36 PM

Hotovely to Friedman: We stand behind you

Deputy Foreign Minister sends message of support to U.S. ambassador to Israel who was cursed by PA chairman.Elad Benari, 3/21/2018, 3:34 AM

'The US stopped coddling the PA and it's driving Abbas crazy'

Prime Minister speaks out after PA chief calls US ambassador 'a son of a dog', says US no longer tolerating PA behavior. 'PA is in shock'.David Rosenberg, 3/20/2018, 3:45 PM

National Council of Young Israel condemns Abbas

National Council of Young Israel: Abbas comments epitomize need to approve the Taylor Force Act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2018, 6:38 AM

Greenblatt: Abbas must choose between hate and peace

Trump’s envoy denounces PA chairman who called Ambassador Friedman the "son of a dog".Elad Benari, 3/20/2018, 12:06 AM

Is Abbas anti-Semitic? You decide

US Amb. Friedman responds to PA Chairman Abbas' claim that he is 'the son of a dog' an a 'settler.'Uzi Baruch, 3/19/2018, 10:39 PM

PA Chairman: US Ambassador is the son of a dog

PA Chairman Abbas says US Amb. Friedman is 'the son of a dog,' promises to sanction Gaza for attempt on PA leader's life.Ido Ben Porat, 3/19/2018, 8:30 PM

US ambassador slams PA following terror attacks

'Such brutality - and no condemnation from the Palestinian Authority,' wrote US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2018, 11:45 AM

Friedman: Trump backs ADL's war on anti-Semitism

ADL leaders meet with Ambassador Friedman, warn that anti-Semitism found on 'both the right and left, minority and majority communities.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/9/2018, 11:37 AM