Mother of US ambassador to Israel passes away

Funeral scheduled for Tuesday in New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2019, 8:34 PM

US Amb.: Decision to build Arab units in Area C - Israel's alone

Amb. Friedman says US not involved in Israeli Cabinet decision to approve construction of 715 units in Arab villages of Area C.Tal Polon, 7/31/2019, 10:06 PM

US Ambassador guest at Israeli Cabinet meeting

Ambassador David Friedman attends Cabinet meeting following successful test of Arrow 3 system in Alaska.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2019, 11:52 AM

David Friedman receives special Trump Heights Tanya from Chabad

Chabad-Lubavitch movement presents US ambassador with special 'Trump Heights' edition of the Tanya to honor President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2019, 9:37 AM

US Amb.: Friendships, not papers, create peace

Seeking to build on Bahrain workshop, Israeli and Palestinian Authority businessmen tour Dead Sea region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2019, 6:59 PM

Leading rabbi moved by US ambassador's speech

'Strengthening the bond between the US and Israel doesn't only strengthen us against Iran, it also builds up US society,' says Rabbi EliyahuEliran Aharon, 7/3/2019, 2:35 PM

'America's founding principles come from Jerusalem'

US Ambassador to Israel, PM Netanyahu attend first-ever US embassy Independence Day event in Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 7/2/2019, 8:45 PM

Erekat: US officials inaugurated 'fake' archaeology project

Senior PA official says 2,000-year-old Pilgrims’ Road unveiled by Israel is a "settlement project that has nothing to do with history".Elad Benari, 7/2/2019, 4:38 AM

Hamas criticizes Friedman and Greenblatt

Hamas says US officials' participation in unveiling of Pilgrims’ Road in Jerusalem shows the US "aggressive policy" against Arabs.Elad Benari, 7/1/2019, 4:37 AM

PA calls US ambassador 'an extremist Israeli settler'

PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat launches into unprecedented personal attack on US diplomats, calling them 'settlers'.David Rosenberg, 6/30/2019, 9:52 PM

Peace Now activists protest event featuring top US envoys

Far-left activists clash with police while protesting against US diplomats David Friedman and Jason Greenblatt at east Jerusalem event.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2019, 5:21 PM

From the Hebrew press: The Bahrain Conference is a pipe dream

The festive American document published last Saturday brings back memories of the late Shimon Peres' grandiose delusions of a "New Middle East." Haggai Segal, 6/30/2019, 1:32 PM

'Obama left Israel a parting gift of betrayal'

Speaking at Israel Hayom Forum, US Ambassador to Israel praises Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 11:50 PM

Watch: Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's interview with David Friedman

International evangelical pastor Chris Oyakhilome discusses US policy in the Middle East with Ambassador David Friedmansponsored content, 6/26/2019, 1:47 PM

'Everyone knows Israel's not leaving all of Judea and Samaria'

'Things heading in right direction at Bahrain peace summit,' says Ambassador David Friedman. 'No plans for annexation of Judea, Samaria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 7:56 AM

Bolton: Without security there can be no peace

PM Netanyahu meets US National Security Adviser John Bolton for tour of the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 7:30 PM

Trump thanks Netanyahu for 'Trump Heights' in Golan

Hours after Israeli cabinet formally approves new town in Golan Heights named after US president, Trump thanks Netanyahu for 'great honor'.David Rosenberg, 6/16/2019, 10:11 PM

Trump backs Israel’s claims in 'West Bank' and East Jerusalem

Trump has seemingly anointed Jordan to replace the rejectionist Palestine Liberation Organization as Israel’s negotiating partner on the future of the 'West Bank' and East Jerusalem. David Singer, 6/14/2019, 12:38 PM

'Israel needs to decide what it wants to do in Judea & Samaria'

'Some of Israel's leadership is still stuck in 25-year-old argument,' Efrat leader Oded Revivi says.Hezki Baruch, 6/10/2019, 2:20 PM

'Even the PA recognizes Israel's right to annexation'

MK Eli Cohen says Palestinian Authority recognizes Israel's right to sovereignty. Min. Erdan: Trump view a 'step in the right direction.'Hezki Baruch, Arutz 7 Staff, 6/9/2019, 10:58 PM

Palestinian Authority fumes over Friedman's statements

PA officials, left-wing leaders, say US should not help 'extremists,' Pres. Trump should tell Amb. Friedman to 'pack his bags.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2019, 10:08 PM

US envoy: Israel has a right to annex 'some' of Judea, Samaria

US Amb. David Friedman supports Israel's right to annex at least 'some' of Judea, Samaria.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2019, 9:21 PM

Ambassador Friedman criticizes Obama's Israel approach

David Friedman: Unlike Obama, we're not suggesting that Israel return to the bargaining table as a thief returning to the scene of a crime.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2019, 12:37 AM

Watch: Celebrating 1-year anniversary of US embassy in Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu, Ambassador Friedman take part in celebration of 1-year anniversary of opening of US embassy in Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 5/14/2019, 6:01 PM

'On the right side of history'

Special article by US Ambassador David Friedman, one year since the transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 10:39 AM

From the March of the Living to the Parade of Rebirth

6,000 young people from around the world came to celebrate Israel Independence DayYoni Kempinski, 5/9/2019, 5:01 PM

'Hamas is committing a double war crime with rocket attacks'

Netanyahu meets with US ambassadors from Europe and Israel, as Gaza rocket attacks continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 10:56 PM

Amb. Friedman: I now understand G-d's reaction to Cain

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman addresses the March of the Living, calls on nations not to 'stand idly by' on their neighbor's blood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 7:11 PM

'There's no place in the world for anti-Semitism'

Amb. David Friedman at March of the Living: 'We have to do a better job, all of us, in understanding each other, tolerating each other.'Yoni Kempinski, Poland, 5/2/2019, 1:22 PM

US ambassador: We need all of Bnei Brak's blessings for 2020

Ambassador urges dean of Ponovezh Yeshiva to give blessing to Trump's reelection bid. 'What's going on on the Left today is frightening.'David Rosenberg, 4/28/2019, 10:26 PM

US Amb. to Israel this year's commencement speaker at Yeshiva U

'Ambassador Friedman typifies the ideals that are central to Yeshiva University,' Yeshiva University president says.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/17/2019, 10:58 PM

Watch: US Embassy in Jerusalem prepares for Pesach

Are you ready for the Passover Seder? The Friedmans sure are!Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 7:02 PM

J'lem mayor meets with US amb. over cooperative efforts

Mayor Moshe Leon meets with Amb. David Friedman. 'To do all that is necessary so that the work of the embassy is optimal.'Eliran Aharon, 4/10/2019, 3:30 PM

Ambassador Friedman to take part in March of the Living

US Ambassador to Israel will lead delegation of US ambassadors to March of the Living on Holocaust Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 12:52 PM

Israel needs 'overriding security control' in Judea, Samaria

Administration 'understands existential risk to Israel if Judea, Samaria overcome by terrorists like Gaza after IDF withdrew.'Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2019, 10:51 PM

US 'outraged' by rocket attack on central Israel

American ambassador condemns firing of rocket from Gaza on central Israeli town which left seven injured.David Rosenberg, 3/25/2019, 2:58 PM

Watch: Purim at the US Embassy in Jerusalem

US Embassy staff get into the Purim spirit, but do the Hamantashen meet the ambassador's standards?, 3/19/2019, 9:03 PM

'The PA celebrates attacks on Jews'

US ambassador to Israel rips Palestinian Authority, Hamas for 'celebrating' terror attacks on Israelis, compensating terrorists' families.David Rosenberg, 3/18/2019, 1:18 PM

A tale of two Trump lawyers

Does Michael Cohen represent all Trump attorneys?  Does Michael represent Jews?  Does Michael Cohen represent New York? Does David Friedman represent all Trump attorneys? Jews? New York? The Five Towns? Cindy Grosz, 3/14/2019, 5:29 PM

Watch: David Friedman, Lindsey Graham tour Hamas terror tunnel

US Ambassador joins Senator Lindsey Graham in Hamas terror tunnel along Israeli border with Gaza.David Rosenberg , 3/10/2019, 4:53 PM

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