Scientific cooperation agreement with US to be expanded to Judea and Samaria

Scientific cooperation agreement with US to be expanded to Judea and Samaria

PM omits David Elhayani and Samaria Council head who publicly criticized him from meeting with him and authority heads tomorrow.Mordechai Sones, 10/27/2020, 10:23 PM
Ambassador Friedman: Palestinians must stop relying on victimhood narrative

Ambassador Friedman: Palestinians must stop relying on victimhood narrative

US Ambassador to Israel says US, EU, and Arab League are no longer indulging the Palestinian Authority, time has come to move forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2020, 8:20 PM
'Our position is that Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria will never be evacuated'

'Our position is that Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria will never be evacuated'

US Ambassador at Israel Hayom conference: More countries in the Arab League will normalize and make peace with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2020, 11:22 PM
US Ambassador: Iran prays 5 times a day Trump will lose

US Ambassador: Iran prays 5 times a day Trump will lose

"If we get another four years, countries whose only strategy is to hope we’re gone will have no choice but to engage productively."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2020, 6:29 PM
Amb. Friedman: I prayed for all those afflicted by Covid-19

Amb. Friedman: I prayed for all those afflicted by Covid-19

US Ambassador participated in scaled-down priestly blessing. "If there’s one thing that can’t be overdone during these times, it's prayer"Yoni Kempinski, 10/5/2020, 10:21 AM
US Ambassador joins scaled-down Birkat Kohanim at the Kotel

US Ambassador joins scaled-down Birkat Kohanim at the Kotel

Just 20 people to be allowed at Sukkot Birkat Kohanim at Western Wall. 'I will pray for God's mercy,' says Ambassador Friedman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2020, 8:42 AM
Friedman: A Biden victory would be bad for Israel, Arab allies

Friedman: A Biden victory would be bad for Israel, Arab allies

US Ambassador to Israel warns that a Biden victory this November would be bad for the region, would undermine progress on Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2020, 10:24 PM
David Friedman: Sovereignty plan won't be coming in near future

David Friedman: Sovereignty plan won't be coming in near future

US never pushed Israel to freeze construction in Judea and Samaria, says Friedman; notes Biden's criticism of Israeli construction in J'lem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2020, 1:59 PM
'Sovereignty plan has been suspended - not cancelled'

'Sovereignty plan has been suspended - not cancelled'

US ambassador to Israel says the sovereignty plan has been suspended for at least a year - but isn't cancelled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2020, 8:01 AM
Benny Gantz, Naftali Bennett, praise Bahrain-Israel agreement

Benny Gantz, Naftali Bennett, praise Bahrain-Israel agreement

'When Arab neighbors understand that the nation of Israel will never leave, regional stability and peace become possible,' Bennett says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2020, 8:29 PM
'I don't think the Palestinians should feel betrayed'

'I don't think the Palestinians should feel betrayed'

U.S. Ambassador to Israel: "The entire notion of Israeli sovereignty derives from the map that Israel had agreed to".NPR, 8/18/2020, 4:41 AM
Ambassador Friedman: The peace agreement was not to be missed

Ambassador Friedman: The peace agreement was not to be missed

US Ambassador: Sovereignty is not off the table. I'm convinced that one day communities in Judea and Samaria will become part of Israel.Ben Ariel, 8/14/2020, 5:59 AM
US Ambassador David Friedman heads to Washington for marathon talks on sovereignty

US Ambassador David Friedman heads to Washington for marathon talks on sovereignty

US Ambassador reportedly heads to Washington in bid to reach agreement for Israel's application of sovereignty over parts of Judea, Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2020, 7:16 PM
Ambassador Friedman: Israel is still defending its right to exist

Ambassador Friedman: Israel is still defending its right to exist

US Amb. to Israel says that people around the world "find common ground in attacking, vilifying and seeking to destroy the Jewish state."Yoni Kempinski, 7/29/2020, 2:37 AM
Curb the chutzpah of preaching to the Israelis

Curb the chutzpah of preaching to the Israelis

When did Israel ask for a solution? Does Israel stick its nose in America’s business? If any country needs fixing, it's the USA. Opinion.Jack Engelhard, 7/15/2020, 2:00 PM
Watch: How US Embassy community celebrates 4th of July 2020

Watch: How US Embassy community celebrates 4th of July 2020

"It wasn't exactly what we expected for the 4th of July", Amb. Friedman said, "but we're doing the best we can to celebrate"Arutz Sheva, 7/3/2020, 6:06 PM
Netanyahu: We're working on sovereignty

Netanyahu: We're working on sovereignty

PM meets with US ambassador, special envoy to discuss issue of sovereignty, says government will work on the issue in the coming days,Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 5:05 PM
Ambassador Friedman helps make cheesecake for the elderly

Ambassador Friedman helps make cheesecake for the elderly

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and his family join special online broadcast from Pantry Packers in Jerusalem to commemorate Shavuot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 6:20 PM
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