David Friedman

US Amb. Friedman: Jerusalem has been the capital for 3000 years

US Amb. Friedman: Jerusalem has been the capital for 3000 years

US Ambassador to Israel in video congratulates Israel on anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2020, 7:39 PM
World leaders welcome Israel's new government

World leaders welcome Israel's new government

PM Netanyahu and alternate PM Gantz receive greetings over new government from Europe, the US and even India.Nitsan Keidar, 5/18/2020, 12:10 AM
Suffering from respiratory symptoms, Friedman to be distanced from Pompeo

Suffering from respiratory symptoms, Friedman to be distanced from Pompeo

US Ambassador to Israel suffering from 'upper respiratory symptoms', will be distanced from Pompeo despite testing negative for coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 7:38 AM
Deal of what century?

Deal of what century?

A pessimist’s view of annexation.Jack Engelhard, 5/8/2020, 1:54 PM
Abbas spokesman blasts Friedman over support for sovereignty

Abbas spokesman blasts Friedman over support for sovereignty

PA chairman's spokesman threatens "serious steps" if Israel applies sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 5/7/2020, 5:58 AM
MK Tibi calls US ambassador David Friedman 'racist'

MK Tibi calls US ambassador David Friedman 'racist'

Ahmad Tibi says Ambassador David Friedman is pressuring the Israeli government to pursue sovereignty against the government's wishes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 6:22 PM
Friedman lays out Trump administration's terms for recognizing Israeli sovereignty

Friedman lays out Trump administration's terms for recognizing Israeli sovereignty

Ambassador Friedman lays out Trump admin's conditions for recognizing Israeli sovereignty, but adds 'this is Israel's decision to make.'David Rosenberg, 5/6/2020, 8:29 AM
'Deal of Century does not eliminate two-state solution'

'Deal of Century does not eliminate two-state solution'

Answering critics, Ambassador says 'sovereignty will strengthen Jewish majority in Israel', but makes clear plan leads to Palestinian state.Mordechai Sones, 5/5/2020, 9:35 PM
Ambassador Friedman Memorial Day message: US stands with Israel

Ambassador Friedman Memorial Day message: US stands with Israel

US Ambassador to Israel delivers message to Israeli citizens in Hebrew on Memorial Day. 'May you all be spared further conflict or violence', 4/27/2020, 9:03 PM
Watch: Passover greetings from Ambassador Friedman

Watch: Passover greetings from Ambassador Friedman

US Ambassador to Israel releases video in honor of the Passover holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2020, 3:02 AM
US Ambassador to Israel donates $50 thousand for needy Israelis

US Ambassador to Israel donates $50 thousand for needy Israelis

David Friedman and his wife Tammy donate $50,000 to Leket Israel, Israel's largest food aid organization.Orli Harari, 3/29/2020, 2:08 PM
Sovereignty in Hebron? 'No problem,' US ambassador says

Sovereignty in Hebron? 'No problem,' US ambassador says

US Amb. David Friedman says there's 'no problem' applying sovereignty to Jewish Hevron. Netanyahu: 'Now you have an answer.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/24/2020, 2:44 PM
US Amb. meets with Judea and Samaria leaders over peace plan

US Amb. meets with Judea and Samaria leaders over peace plan

Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi hosts US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and regional Israeli mayors, who praise plan's potential.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 3:00 PM
Watch: Ambassador Friedman and Huckabee jam

Watch: Ambassador Friedman and Huckabee jam

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman entertained a group of US visitors to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 1:06 AM
Senior Trump advisor Stephen Miller marries Pence's press secretary

Senior Trump advisor Stephen Miller marries Pence's press secretary

President Trump's senior advisor Stephen Miller marries Mike Pence's press secretary at Trump Hotel, with David Friedman adviser officiatingArutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2020, 9:25 AM
US Ambassador David Friedman plants first tree at US Embassy in Jerusalem

US Ambassador David Friedman plants first tree at US Embassy in Jerusalem

Friedman plants 1st tree at Embassy for Tu BiShvat; 1st tree planted in Israel as part of President Trump’s '1 Trillion Trees Initiative'.Mordechai Sones, 2/12/2020, 2:08 PM
David Friedman: We're not threatening Israel, we're just asking for patience

David Friedman: We're not threatening Israel, we're just asking for patience

Israel can apply sovereignty even if no clear winner emerges in election, US Ambassador says, urging Israel to wait until after election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 3:29 PM
US Amb. to Israel: Any unilateral action endangers the plan

US Amb. to Israel: Any unilateral action endangers the plan

U.S. Amb. Friedman: Any unilateral action in advance of the completion of the committee process endangers the Plan & American recognition.Arutz Sheva, 2/9/2020, 11:21 AM
Friedman: Peace plan preserves Israel's sovereignty over its biblical heartland

Friedman: Peace plan preserves Israel's sovereignty over its biblical heartland

US Ambassador to Israel says Trump's peace plan will both preserve Israel's democracy and give Palestinian Arabs a chance to flourish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 2:04 AM
US Ambassador: Israel applies law to territories

US Ambassador: Israel applies law to territories

US Ambassador to Israel says Israel would not annex territory but apply its law..Gary Willig, 1/29/2020, 4:32 PM
'US wants to set up committee with Israel to examine sovereignty'

'US wants to set up committee with Israel to examine sovereignty'

US Ambassador to Israel says administration wants to work with Israel to ensure sovereignty plans do not go beyond map presented.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 4:20 PM
Netanyahu, Pence, and Friedman visit Western Wall

Netanyahu, Pence, and Friedman visit Western Wall

PM, US Vice President, and US ambassador visit Western Wall, place note between the stones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2020, 8:19 PM
US Ambassador Friedman's values: Vision, conviction, and faith

US Ambassador Friedman's values: Vision, conviction, and faith

Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone, Senior Adviser to US Ambassador David Friedman speaks of the values which guide the ambassador and President Trump.Yoni Kempinski, 1/22/2020, 5:47 PM
US Amb Friedman: Jerusalem, the Golan - and now Judea & Samaria

US Amb Friedman: Jerusalem, the Golan - and now Judea & Samaria

Amb. Friedman explains US' considerations when deciding to recognize Jerusalem, Golan, Judea, & Samaria. All are within the lines of law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 1:58 PM
US Amb. Friedman: No reports of US casualties following Iranian strike

US Amb. Friedman: No reports of US casualties following Iranian strike

'Initial assessments are positive, our military is the strongest in the world,' Amb. David Friedman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 11:54 AM
Christian students celebrate life-changing journey in Israel

Christian students celebrate life-changing journey in Israel

'Passages,' a special program which brings Christian students for a visit in Israel, is celebrating five years of activity.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2020, 12:56 PM
Ambassador Friedman packs food, gifts for the needy in Jerusalem

Ambassador Friedman packs food, gifts for the needy in Jerusalem

David Friedman joins volunteers at Colel Chabad's Pantry Packers center in Jerusalem to prepare packages for Israel's needy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 9:33 PM
"International Criminal Court probe is pure anti-Semitism"

"International Criminal Court probe is pure anti-Semitism"

Netanyahu compares International Criminal Court to Greeks fighting the Maccabees during candle-lighting ceremony with Ambassador Friedman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 6:16 PM
New details about historic US Judea and Samaria declaration

New details about historic US Judea and Samaria declaration

David Friedman has been pushing move lately; US has looked into whether move would cause Gaza flare-up.Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2019, 10:10 PM
US Ambassador briefed Gantz ahead of settlement announcement

US Ambassador briefed Gantz ahead of settlement announcement

Had Gantz informed of readiness to declare government within 24 hours, it is uncertain announcement would have been made.Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2019, 7:50 PM
'US stands with our friend Israel'

'US stands with our friend Israel'

US Ambassador David Friedman sends message of support for Israel during Islamic Jihad rocket barrage.Gary Willig, 11/12/2019, 6:28 PM
Watch: US Ambassador to Israel addresses Friends of Zion event

Watch: US Ambassador to Israel addresses Friends of Zion event

Ambassador David Friedman speaks at opening gala of Friends of Zion Museum during the Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski, 11/3/2019, 8:36 PM
Kushner & Friedman pray at Western Wall, Jerusalem

Kushner & Friedman pray at Western Wall, Jerusalem

Watch: US President's advisor and son-in-law and US ambassador visit the Old City of Jerusalem and pray at the Western WallArutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 4:37 PM
US amb. blesses opening of 1st Israeli medical school in Samaria

US amb. blesses opening of 1st Israeli medical school in Samaria

Ambassador gives his blessing to the opening of first Israeli medical school in Judea & Samaria. 'Who thought they'd ever hear these words?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 8:04 PM
US Amb. to Arutz Sheva: Uprooting is inhumane

US Amb. to Arutz Sheva: Uprooting is inhumane

Amb. Friedman praises Israel's achievements in 1967, emphasizes: "Our policy of maximum pressure on Iran is continuing."Yoni Kempinski, 10/16/2019, 4:14 PM
Ambassador Friedman joins Birkat Kohanim at the Western Wall

Ambassador Friedman joins Birkat Kohanim at the Western Wall

'We pray for peace for the people of this land, who yearn it - and deserve it,' says US Ambassador at mass Birkat Kohanim event in JerusalemYoni Kempinski, 10/16/2019, 9:31 AM
'A great privilege to see Ari rejoice in Trump's J'lem decision'

'A great privilege to see Ari rejoice in Trump's J'lem decision'

"He was a great Jew, a great Israel, a great American" US Ambassador eulogizes Ari Fuld, murdered in terror attack one year ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 7:03 PM
'Israel will miss opportunities if no government formed'

'Israel will miss opportunities if no government formed'

Ambassador Davud Friedman says Trump Administration believes Netanyahu's pledge to annex Jordan Valley does not preclude political solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 9:47 AM
Watch: David Friedman goes on honey hunt in Kfar Chabad

Watch: David Friedman goes on honey hunt in Kfar Chabad

US Ambassador heads to Kfar Chabad's bee farm in search of honey for the upcoming Rosh Hashanah holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 5:15 PM
Netanyahu meets with Jason Greenblatt and David Friedman

Netanyahu meets with Jason Greenblatt and David Friedman

Just days after election leaves Knesset deadlocked, PM meets with White House envoy Jason Greenblatt and US ambassador David Friedman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2019, 2:58 PM
'A message of renewal, rebirth, of a beginning'

'A message of renewal, rebirth, of a beginning'

Watch: Ambassador David Friedman’s remarks for the upcoming Jewish year at the US Embassy annual Rosh Hashana toast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 11:36 PM
'Honor 9/11 victims by ensuring it never happens again'

'Honor 9/11 victims by ensuring it never happens again'

Ambassador Friedman delivers remarks at the Memorial Ceremony for the 9/11 Terror Attacks held by the US embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2019, 9:32 PM
'Jews will forever remain in Land of Israel'

'Jews will forever remain in Land of Israel'

US Ambassador David Friedman participates in inauguration of new Sderot building: 'They ask what I love about Israel; I answer: everything.'Yoni Kempinski, 9/10/2019, 4:25 PM
'Greenblatt helped repair US-Israel relationship'

'Greenblatt helped repair US-Israel relationship'

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman speaks to Arutz Sheva about outgoing US envoy Jason Greenblatt.Yoni Kempinski, 9/5/2019, 8:08 PM
'Arab terrorism began long before Israel even existed'

'Arab terrorism began long before Israel even existed'

US ambassador marks 90th anniversary of Arab riots which left 133 Jews dead, noting that massacres preceded establishment of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 2:26 PM
US ambassador: No words to describe the sadness

US ambassador: No words to describe the sadness

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman condemns terrorist attack in which 17-year-old Rina Shnerb was murdered.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/23/2019, 10:17 PM
Democrats may retaliate against Ambassadors Friedman & Dermer

Democrats may retaliate against Ambassadors Friedman & Dermer

Democrats are discussing ways to convey a 'deep lack of confidence and trust' in Friedman & Dermer after Israel bans Omar & Tlaib.Sara Rubenstein, 8/17/2019, 9:58 PM
Friedman: US backs Israel's decision to bar Tlaib, Omar

Friedman: US backs Israel's decision to bar Tlaib, Omar

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman releases a statement supporting Israel's decision to uphold ban on BDS supporters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 7:51 PM
Ambassador Friedman consoles family of terror victim

Ambassador Friedman consoles family of terror victim

US ambassador to Israel, who rose today from mourning of his mother, arrives to Ofra to pay condolences at Dvir Sorek family home.Mordechai Sones, 8/12/2019, 3:52 PM
Mother of US ambassador to Israel passes away

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

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

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

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

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

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'

'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

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