Friedman: We were able to defuse situation with Jordan

Israeli Ambassador visits Knesset Caucus for US – Israel Relations, talks about US efforts in crisis with Jordan.Hezki Baruch, 7/25/2017, 12:46 PM

Trump envoy in Israel to resolve Temple Mount crisis

Jason Greenblatt, Ambassador Friedman meet PM to discuss ways to end crisis since terrorist attack killed 2 policemen on Temple Mount.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2017, 6:58 PM

Amb. Friedman's 'heartbreaking' meeting with bereaved families

US Ambasador to Israel David Friedman pays respects to families of two Druze officers murdered by Arab terrorists on Temple Mount.David Rosenberg, 7/20/2017, 4:19 PM

US Ambassador to Israel pitches at Maccabiah baseball tournament

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman throws first pitch at final Maccabiah Baseball Tournament game between Canada and US, US wins 10-0.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2017, 2:56 PM

US Ambassador to Israel: Terrorism must be condemned, defeated

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman says terrorism must be 'defeated,' expresses shock at terror attack.Chana Roberts, 7/14/2017, 9:52 AM

Greenblatt meets Bennett

U.S. Special Envoy meets Jewish Home chairman after earlier meetings with PM, opposition leader.Elad Benari, 7/13/2017, 1:07 AM

PM meets Trump envoy Greenblatt

PM meets with Trump envoy, US Ambassador, in bid to jumpstart peace talks.Gary Willig, 7/12/2017, 6:20 PM

Trump admin 'still reviewing' policy towards settlements

State Dept. spokeswoman reveals Trump administration has yet to settle on policy towards Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria.David Rosenberg, 7/12/2017, 2:04 PM

Despite Abbas' objections, Friedman to join peace talks

President Trump instructs Ambassador David Friedman to join envoy Greenblatt for talks with PA officials - despite objections from Abbas.David Rosenberg, 7/11/2017, 8:17 PM

US envoy, ambassador meet PA officials

PA refuses to host Ambassador Friedman in Ramallah. Meeting takes place in Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 7/11/2017, 5:55 PM

Friedman: We will continue to aid the haredi community

US Ambassador to Israel participates in 'Hamodia' newspaper conference, addresses embassy's relationship with haredi community.Yoni Kempinski, 7/9/2017, 1:27 PM

Watch: Israel celebrates with America

Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Rivlin attend Fourth of July reception at the home of Ambassador David Friedman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 12:32 AM

'Relationship between US administration and Yesha improved'

Yesha leaders invited to attend US Independence Day celebrations at Ambassador's residence.Benny Tocker, 7/3/2017, 7:43 PM

Watch: US Independence Day celebration at Ambassador's residence

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman hosts celebration at his residence on eve of Fourth of July.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2017, 6:45 PM

Watch: PM, Ambassador Friedman visit US aircraft carrier

PM Netanyahu becomes the first head of state to visit supercarrier USS George H.W. Bush.Yissachar Ruas, 7/3/2017, 5:44 PM

Ambassador Friedman meets with J Street president

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman meets with leader of leftist group he once claimed are 'worse than kapos' and Democratic congressmen.David Rosenberg, 7/3/2017, 1:02 PM

Settler leaders to celebrate 4th of July at US ambassador's home

Friedman invites Judea and Samaria leaders to US Ambassador's official residence for Fourth of July celebration this week.Ido Ben Porat, 7/2/2017, 9:54 PM

Friedman criticizes the Reform movement

Ambassador to Israel calls for Jewish unity, expresses disappointment that a Jewish organization could rethink its support for Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 6/28/2017, 12:04 AM

David Friedman attends ceremony honoring Hadar Goldin

New US Ambassador says Hamas is a terrorist organization, slams Hamas leadership for not returning body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 10:08 AM

US officials: Achieving peace will take time

US envoys Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt tell PM Netanyahu that making peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors will take time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 9:38 PM

Kushner, Friedman visit family of murdered policewoman

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner joins US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman in condolence call to family of murdered officer Hadas Malka.David Rosenberg, 6/21/2017, 12:33 PM

'Trump's visit to Israel was an extraordinary success'

Ambassador David Friedman speaks with Arutz Sheva about U.S-Israel relations amid the celebration of Jerusalem's reunification.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2017, 2:06 AM

United Hatzalah surprises Ambassador Friedman

United Hatzalah dedicates ambucycles to President Trump and Ambassador David Friedman.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/26/2017, 8:14 PM

Terror victims' message to visiting President Trump

Almagor Terror Victims Association welcomes Trump, demands PA stop funding terrorists before negotiations begin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 9:07 AM

Arutz Sheva's Salute to Jerusalem - in pictures

Ambassador David Friedman, Governor Mike Huckabee, Mayor Nir Barkat, and other distinguished guests gather for Salute to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2017, 3:08 PM

Watch: Saluting Jerusalem

US Ambassador David Friedman, Governor Mike Huckabee, Mayor Nir Barkat join celebration marking liberation of Jerusalem.Mordechai Sones, 5/21/2017, 10:58 PM

Friedman: The media blew things out of proportion

US Ambassador to Israel speaks about the US position on the Western Wall, Jonathan Pollard, and moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 10:02 AM

US Ambassador: There's no demand for a building freeze

New US Ambassador to Israel says Trump is coming to Israel with no 'pre-prepared plan or road map.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 9:13 AM

US message: We're committed to transfer embassy - sometime

Senior US officials convey messages to Israeli counterparts that Trump government committed to transfer embassy, but patience needed.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2017, 10:45 PM

Watch: PM Netanyahu Meets US Ambassador David Friedman

Prime Minister Binyaamin Netanyahu meets with US Ambassador David Friedman. 'Visit to Kotel was a strong gesture of solidarity.'Gary Willig, 5/16/2017, 3:43 PM

'Welcome, dear friend'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets with new US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. 'A Palestinian state would be a second Gaza.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 3:32 PM

Watch: 'We've been waiting for this day to come'

Celebration for David Friedman's inauguration as Ambassador to Israel. 'Trump promised and delivered.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 2:55 PM

Rivlin to Friedman: Time to recognize Jerusalem as our capital

Watch: US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman presents credentials to Israeli president, formally begins service in Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2017, 12:48 PM

The Palestinian Authority is the obstacle to peace

It is a new Middle East, but not the one the late Shimon Peres predicted. An Israeli minister expresses his hopes, beliefs and fears.Minister Ofir Akunis, 5/16/2017, 12:45 PM

Watch: New US Ambassador to Israel visits Western Wall

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman visits Western Wall straight from airport..Yoni Kempinski, 5/15/2017, 8:07 PM

Ambassador Friedman arrives in Israel

New US Ambassador to Israel assumes post 1 week before visit of US president to Israel.Gary Willig, 5/15/2017, 5:40 PM

Friedman to Trump: Not much chance for Israel-PA peace deal

Sources say Ambassador to Israel warned Trump peace deal unlikely - but missed opportunity to fundamentally shape Trump's agenda.David Rosenberg, 5/12/2017, 10:57 AM

Friedman's Tweet: Fake news

US Ambassador to Israel's Twitter account impersonated, disinformation Tweet sent implying possible embassy move.Mordechai Sones, 5/9/2017, 6:15 PM

Reuters chief slams US Ambassador for desecrating 'Nakba Day'

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman set to arrive in Israel next week, draws criticism from Reuters bureau chief for 'insensitivity'.David Rosenberg, 5/9/2017, 5:31 PM

Embassy move nixed - or just delayed?

US officials say Ambassador to Israel David Friedman will be working from Tel Aviv, at least initially, but living in Jerusalem.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 8:32 PM

Where will the new US Ambassador to Israel live?

As Trump administration mulls embassy move, new Ambassador to work from Jerusalem residence, entertain official guests in the capital.Orly Harari, 4/20/2017, 10:11 PM

Orthodox rabbi, education pioneer appointed advisor to Friedman

Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone, an Orthodox rabbi from New York who works in Jewish education, is to advise US Amb. David Friedman.Hillel Fendel, 4/6/2017, 2:35 PM

Dan Shapiro congratulates David Friedman on ambassadorship

President Obama's Ambassador to Israel congratulates David Friedman following swearing-in ceremony: 'He now has best job in the world.'David Rosenberg, 3/30/2017, 4:46 PM

Israel offers Trump opportunity for Republican-Democrat reconciliation

Three bi-partisan votes show that Trump gets support from both parties on Israel. David Singer, 3/30/2017, 8:51 AM

'The administration prioritizes the bond with Israel'

David Friedman sworn in as the United States Ambassador to Israel. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2017, 12:27 AM

'Friedman committed to strengthening ties with Israel'

Senator Ted Cruz welcomes confirmation of David Friedman as Ambassador to Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/24/2017, 8:16 PM

It's final: David Friedman confirmed as Ambassador to Israel

Senate votes to confirm Trump's nominee, David Friedman, as US Ambassador to Israel.David Rosenberg, 3/23/2017, 9:05 PM

David Friedman approved by Senate committee

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves Trump's pick for Ambassador to Israel. Friedman's nomination now moves to full Senate.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2017, 6:47 PM

Cardin to vote against Friedman

Top Democrat on Senate Foreign Relations Committee will oppose nomination of David Friedman as ambassador to Israel.JTA, 3/9/2017, 4:30 AM

Orthodox rabbinical organization supports Friedman as ambassador

TORA umbrella organization of Orthodox American rabbis says Trump nominee for ambassador to Israel represents Jewish values.Gary Willig, 3/7/2017, 10:18 PM

Key Senate Democrat backs Friedman as Ambassador to Israel

Committee chairman suggests Trump's ambassador pick will pass confirmation vote with bipartisan support.David Rosenberg, 3/2/2017, 10:24 PM

Sanders: Shouldn't US aid to Israel be diverted to Gaza?

Socialist Senator asks Trump nominee for ambassador to Israel if some US aid to Israel should go to Gaza and cut from groups in Yesha.Ron Kampeas, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2017, 9:05 PM

Is he a little too Jewish? Is Israel?

There is no question as to David Friedman’s abilities or credentials. The problem with Friedman is that he is too openly Jewish for the Reform Movement.Rabbi Berel Wein, 2/28/2017, 4:41 PM

Jewish leader expresses support for Friedman

Richard Sandler, chair of the board of trustees of the Jewish Federations of North America, backs David Friedman as ambassador to Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/27/2017, 4:12 AM

Rubio: Settlements are the smallest obstacle to 2-state solution

Participating in Senate hearing for David Friedman as Ambassador to Israel, Rubio explains why two-state solution is not viable.Hillel Fendel, 2/21/2017, 2:15 AM

Friedman 'excellent choice' for US ambassador

Republicans Overseas Israel head Marc Zell dismisses Reform criticism of US ambassador appointment and sees David Friedman as 'ideal choice'Yoel Domb, 2/20/2017, 10:02 PM

Orthodox Chamber of Commerce encourages confirmation of Friedman

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce writes Senate to recommend confirmation of David Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to Israel., 2/20/2017, 4:06 AM