Supreme Court petition looks to block US embassy move

Left-wing NGO and residents of Jerusalem neighborhood petition Supreme Court to block modifications needed for US to relocate embassy.JTA, 4/9/2018, 5:32 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

'This is a historic moment'

Finance Minister signs special waiver allowing US embassy to be relocated to Jerusalem in time for 70th Independence Day.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2018, 1:27 PM

Israel paves way for US embassy move

Dodging potentially embarrassing delays, Israel cuts red-tape blocking US embassy move, paving way for grand opening in May.David Rosenberg, 3/27/2018, 11:04 AM

'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

The US just made it easier for Israelis to visit

American embassy drops requirement for in-person interviews for Israelis looking to renew their tourist visas to the US.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2018, 5:39 PM

Israeli bureaucracy holding up Jerusalem embassy move?

Zoning regulations impeding planned May 14th US embassy move, could delay implementation of embassy transfer.David Rosenberg, 3/20/2018, 10:40 PM

Not just the US: Guatemala plans Jerusalem embassy move by May

Guatemalan president expected to announce time-frame for relocation of embassy to Jerusalem, after US says embassy to open this May.David Rosenberg, 3/4/2018, 8:22 PM

'Jewish people will always remember what Trump did for Israel'

Ambassador to US says Trump's Jerusalem declaration will go down in history alongside Cyrus' decision to permit rebuilding of Temple.Uzi Baruch, Washington DC, 3/4/2018, 5:56 PM

Watch: Ambassador Friedman sends a musical holiday greeting

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and his wife release a video message wishing Israelis a happy - and peaceful - Purim holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2018, 6:46 PM

US embassy in Israel issues warning over 'Day of Rage'

Violent anti-US, anti-Israel protests expected after PA groups declare Day of Rage Wednesday against plans to move US embassy to Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 2/27/2018, 10:30 PM

Some backers of embassy move oppose Adelson's plan to pay for it

American Jewish philanthropist's offer to pay for relocation of US embassy to Jerusalem dividing supporters of move.Ron Kampeas, 2/25/2018, 7:00 PM

'10 more countries in talks to move embassies to Jerusalem'

Dep. Foreign Minister says Israel negotiating with 10 countries over embassy transfers following announcements by US, Guatemala.David Rosenberg, 2/22/2018, 7:15 PM

Pence to Knesset: Embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

Vice President Pence says US embassy to be relocated to Jerusalem by end of next year.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 3:20 PM

Israeli official: UNRWA is one of the greatest frauds in history

PM Netanyahu says he expects US Embassy to move to Jerusalem 'within the span of a year,' MK Oren says UNRWA 'damaged entire Middle East.'Chana Roberts, Orly Harari, 1/17/2018, 9:13 AM

2 more nations to move embassies to J'lem

The Trump Effect: After the US and Guatemala announce plans to move embassies to Jerusalem, two more countries poised to announce moves.David Rosenberg, 12/26/2017, 12:57 PM

US embassy preparing to move to Jerusalem hotel?

Hotel sold to US gov't in 2014 notifies residents they'll be required to leave within 2 years. Site eyed as possible location for embassy.David Rosenberg, 12/25/2017, 12:54 PM

Israeli support for Trump surges after Jerusalem recognition

Overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews feel US president is pro-Israel, just 1% say he is pro-Palestinian Authority.David Rosenberg, 12/14/2017, 7:21 PM

No embassy move during Trump's first term, Tillerson says

After suggesting embassy would be moved within 2 years, Tillerson says move unlikely to be completed during Trump's first term.David Rosenberg, 12/14/2017, 4:32 PM

Trump declared J'lm Israel's capital - but will Israel listen?

While Trump announced plan to move embassy to J'lm, over 100 Israeli gov't offices remain in Tel Aviv, relying on waivers to delay move.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2017, 12:42 PM

'We're not going to tolerate Israel-bashing anymore'

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley says Israel 'one of our best allies', calls embassy move 'the right thing to do'.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2017, 6:36 PM

Nearly 100 injured in 'Day of Rage' clashes

Thousands of Arab rioters clash with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria in protest of Jerusalem recognition.David Rosenberg, 12/8/2017, 2:59 PM

'Trump's recognition of J'lem was the right response to Obama'

Rabbi of Efrat Shlomo Riskin saysTrump's recognition of Jerusalem was the inevitable response to the UN resolution Obama allowed to pass.Benny Toker, 12/8/2017, 8:34 AM

PA: VP Pence 'unwelcome' after J'lm recognition

Ahead of visit to Israel, PA tells VP Mike Pence he is 'unwelcome in Palestine' after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.David Rosenberg, 12/7/2017, 9:54 PM

Bennett: Jerusalem was our capital before London even existed

Watch: Education minister tells BBC that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is simply acknowledgement of an obvious fact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 6:10 PM

'US not demanding concessions from Israel for J'lm recognition'

Ambassador Nikki Haley says Trump admin. not seeking concessions from Israel after recognition of Jerusalem. 'This was our decision.'David Rosenberg, 12/7/2017, 5:42 PM

Reform Movement slams, then praises Trump's recognition of J'lem

Reform leaders express opposition to President Trump's 'ill-timed' announcement, only to backtrack a day later.David Rosenberg, 12/7/2017, 4:11 PM

'Many embassies will move to Jerusalem'

PM Netanyahu says Israel is holding talks with other nations about possible embassy moves. 'It's time.'Nitsan Keidar, 12/7/2017, 12:15 PM

'We've waited seventy years'

Republicans Overseas Israel Chairman Marc Zell says US Embassy can be moved 'tomorrow' by swapping signs.Ido Ben Porat, 12/6/2017, 9:12 AM

EU to Trump: Serious repercussions if US recognizes Jerusalem

European Union foreign minister warns White House of 'consequences' and 'serious repercussions' if Trump recognizes Israeli capital.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 2:22 PM

Turkey threatens diplomatic crisis if US recognizes Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Erdogan calls recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital a 'red line', threatens to break off ties with Israel.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 12:16 PM

Florida governor: Trump needs to move embassy to Jerusalem

'Jerusalem is Israel's capital, that's where our embassy should be.' Governor Rick Scott calls on President Trump to transfer US embassy.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 11:42 AM

State Dep. orders embassies to prepare for Jerusalem decision

US embassies around the world directed to prepare for impending statement by President Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 9:36 AM

Embassy waiver lapses - is embassy move underway?

Trump allows 6-month waiver permitting US embassy to remain in Tel Aviv to lapse, prompting speculation embassy move may be underway.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 8:58 AM

'Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital a horrible tragedy'

Deputy chair of Democratic National Committee Keith Ellison warns President Trump against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 8:21 AM

'Trump's heart in the right place, State Dep. slowing him down'

'After Obama, Netanyahu finally has a real friend in the White House,' says former US Ambassador to the UN, John Bolton.Eliran Baruch, 12/4/2017, 10:58 PM

'Jerusalem today, Judea and Samaria tomorrow'

Justice Minister encourages President Trump to recognize Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem, move embassy. 'That would be enough for us now.'Eliran Baruch, 12/4/2017, 10:13 PM

'Recognition is just as important as moving the embassy'

Head of Republicans Overseas in Israel pushes back on suggestion that recognizing Jerusalem without moving embassy would be insignificant.Shimon Cohen, 12/4/2017, 7:23 PM

Report: Trump 'agitated' over opposition to embassy move

President Trump reportedly 'exasperated' over bureaucratic objections to moving embassy to Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2017, 4:49 PM

Turkey warns US of 'major catastrophe' if Trump moves embassy

Turkish government issues public warning to Trump administration, claiming that relocating embassy to Jerusalem would cause a 'catastrophe'.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2017, 4:15 PM

Does Israel really want this Xmas present?

Trump does not worry me. Jerusalem is the right place and Trump’s heart is in the right place. His advisors, still in 2-state solution mode, are the worry. Jack Engelhard, 12/4/2017, 5:43 AM

'Trump still hasn't decided if he'll move embassy'

Watch: With December 4th deadline looming, President Trump's son-in-law says no decision reached. 'He's still looking at the issue.'David Rosenberg, 12/3/2017, 9:14 PM

'Trump administration has something major planned this week'

Journalist tells Arutz Sheva possible relocation of US Embassy to Jerusalem to be decided over next 24 hours.Benny Toker, 12/3/2017, 6:08 PM

'A critical decision'

Former Israeli diplomat to Washington Yoram Ettinger speaks about the importance for both countries of moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem.Benny Tucker, 12/1/2017, 2:32 PM

White House: No imminent announcement on embassy move

Trump administration says reports that president is planning to announce embassy move, recognition of Jerusalem, are 'premature'.David Rosenberg, 11/29/2017, 10:39 PM

Report: Trump expected to move embassy to Jerusalem within days

Israeli officials say President Trump preparing to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel, move US embassy to Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 11/29/2017, 9:06 PM

Mike Pence: Trump considering when to move embassy to Jerusalem

Vice Pres. Pence addresses 70th anniversary of historic UN vote on establishment of Israel. 'Trump admin. will always stand with Israel.'David Rosenberg, 11/28/2017, 7:26 PM

Why won't ambassador attend Gush Etzion memorial?

Politics - or just scheduling? While media suggests US Ambassador forced to back out due to politics, embassy clarifies he was called to US.David Rosenberg, 11/22/2017, 8:08 PM

'Moving US embassy to Jerusalem matter of when, not if'

Ambassador David Friedman calls Obama administration the 'dark days' for Israel, says President Trump 'treats Israel like an ally'.Hezki Baruch, New York, 11/13/2017, 11:38 AM

Friedman: I'll continue to push for moving US embassy

Despite comments by Trump saying US will 'give peace a chance' before moving embassy, Ambassador Friedman restates support for embassy move.Ido Ben Porat, 10/8/2017, 5:54 PM

US Embassy's legendary media adviser retires

US Embassy media adviser Yael Feldboy retires, after 27 years of service working with twelve ambassadors.Yoni Kempinski, 9/29/2017, 11:30 AM

Bannon: Mahmoud Abbas is a terrorist, I'd never meet with him

Ousted WH strategist Steve Bannon reportedly lobbied hard for Jerusalem embassy move, tougher line against PA - but was opposed by Kushner.David Rosenberg, 8/21/2017, 11:23 AM

'Trump is a special guy, and he talks frankly'

Newsmax CEO and Trump confidant Christopher Ruddy talks with Arutz Sheva about Israel, the US, and everything in between.Yoni Kempinski, Chana Roberts, 8/4/2017, 1:48 PM

'We don't need embassies in Jerusalem - the world needs them'

Watch: MK Yehuda Glick says Trump's decision not to move the embassy unfortunate - for the world, not Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2017, 11:00 PM

Feiglin: Netanyahu to blame for Trump's embassy decision

Former Likud MK blasts PM for Trump's decision not to relocate embassy to Jerusalem. 'Netanyahu never really wanted embassy moved.'Ido Ben Porat, 6/1/2017, 9:50 PM

Bennett: Delaying embassy move harms prospects for peace

Education Minister slams decision to defer relocation of US Embassy to Jerusalem: 'This will damage prospects for peace.'David Rosenberg, 6/1/2017, 6:42 PM

PM: Israel 'disappointed' in Trump's failure to move embassy

Prime Minister's Office says failure to move embassy to capital reinforces Arab delusions that Jews have no connection to Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 6/1/2017, 6:17 PM