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Watch: Honoring the Jewish people on the final night of Hanukkah

Watch: Honoring the Jewish people on the final night of Hanukkah

Israel’s Ambassador to the US honors the Jewish people who kept the flame alive throughout generations and across the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2020 03:14
Watch: Pfizer CEO lights Hanukkah candles with Ambassador Dermer

Watch: Pfizer CEO lights Hanukkah candles with Ambassador Dermer

Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla virtually joins Israel’s US Ambassador in lighting the seventh candle of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2020 03:06
Watch: Rabbi Sacks' daughter lights Hanukkah candles in his memory

Watch: Rabbi Sacks' daughter lights Hanukkah candles in his memory

Gila Sacks, daughter of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, joins Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer virtually for Hanukkah candle lighting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 05:11
Watch: Ambassador Friedman lights Hanukkah candles

Watch: Ambassador Friedman lights Hanukkah candles

US Ambassador to Israel joins Israel’s Ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, for a virtual Hanukkah candle lighting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 03:11
Watch: UAE, Bahrain ambassadors join Israeli ambassador for Hanukkah candle lighting

Watch: UAE, Bahrain ambassadors join Israeli ambassador for Hanukkah candle lighting

Ambassador Ron Dermer holds virtual Hanukkah candle lighting with the Ambassadors of Bahrain and the UAE to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 03:50
Israeli ambassador: Israel is very comfortable with sale of F-35s to UAE

Israeli ambassador: Israel is very comfortable with sale of F-35s to UAE

Ambassador Ron Dermer says he is more concerned about US possibly returning to Iran deal than about its sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.Elad Benari, 08/12/2020 03:15
Israel’s US ambassador says it would be a ‘mistake’ for Biden to rejoin Iran nuclear deal

Israel’s US ambassador says it would be a ‘mistake’ for Biden to rejoin Iran nuclear deal

Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer urges Biden not to have US rejoin 2015 Iran nuclear deal, calling such a move a 'mistake'.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 18/11/2020 12:10
Ron Dermer: 'The sky’s the limit' for Israel-UAE deal

Ron Dermer: 'The sky’s the limit' for Israel-UAE deal

Israel’s ambassador to the United States thinks that very soon more Arab countries will normalize ties with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 05:21
Ron Dermer: This is how the agreement with the UAE was reached

Ron Dermer: This is how the agreement with the UAE was reached

Israeli ambassador talks about the formation of the agreement and the hope that this will lead normalization from more Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2020 01:13
Israeli ambassador to US: Another Israel-Arab deal expected in coming weeks

Israeli ambassador to US: Another Israel-Arab deal expected in coming weeks

Amb. Dremer in a special interview to Al Arabiya English: "We want to be at peace with all our neighbors"Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2020 19:11
Ron Dermer: 'Sovereignty will shatter the two-state illusion - not the two-state solution'

Ron Dermer: 'Sovereignty will shatter the two-state illusion - not the two-state solution'

Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer explains: Trump peace plan doesn't destroy two-state solution - it allows for realistic two-state solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2020 22:40
Ambassador Ron Dermer: Apply sovereignty quickly because Biden may win

Ambassador Ron Dermer: Apply sovereignty quickly because Biden may win

Israeli Ambassador to US says Israeli government must act on applying Israeli law before US Presidential election.Gary Willig, 18/05/2020 20:47
'Jews are both a people and a faith'

'Jews are both a people and a faith'

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer thanks Trump administration for its support for Israel this past year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2019 04:58
'US declaration on Israeli settlements is a fatal blow to BDS'

'US declaration on Israeli settlements is a fatal blow to BDS'

Hundreds gather for anti-Semitism symposium in DC. 'Israeli modernity has become the cure to world's problems', says Israeli ambassador.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2019 11:38
Dermer: Israeli leaders united in opposing Iran deal

Dermer: Israeli leaders united in opposing Iran deal

Israel’s Ambassador to the US suggests Israeli political and defense leaders are now united in opposing the 2015 nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 26/09/2019 06:08
Dermer urges US to 'stay the course' on Iran

Dermer urges US to 'stay the course' on Iran

Following dismissal of John Bolton, Israeli ambassador to Washington urges US to increase the pressure on Iran.Ben Ariel, 12/09/2019 05:37
Brig. Gen. Yehudah Fox becomes new defense attache in Washington

Brig. Gen. Yehudah Fox becomes new defense attache in Washington

Defense attache in Washington DC changed at ceremony attended by Ambassador Ron Dermer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2019 19:34
'Allowing congresswomen entry was without PM’s blessing'

'Allowing congresswomen entry was without PM’s blessing'

Foreign Minister says that Israel’s Ambassador to the US did not consult anyone when he said congresswomen could visitMarcy Oster, JTA, 20/08/2019 08:06
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, 17/08/2019 21:58
'Tlaib, Omar ban had nothing to do with Trump'

'Tlaib, Omar ban had nothing to do with Trump'

Ambassador Ron Dermer tells Jewish leaders Muslim congresswomen were barred entry due to their support for BDS.Ben Ariel, 16/08/2019 03:13
Report: US envoy made 'dramatic' trip to Alaska

Report: US envoy made 'dramatic' trip to Alaska

Israeli TV report says Israeli Ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, went on a secret trip to Alaska related to coordination on Iran.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 26/07/2019 23:42
Israel’s Amb. to US Ron Dermer to complete tenure in September

Israel’s Amb. to US Ron Dermer to complete tenure in September

Dermer, confidante of Netanyahu, will be forced to resign after Civil Service Commission refused to extend term, as requested by PM.Marcy Oster, JTA, 21/07/2019 14:59
Israeli ambassador: New York Times a 'cesspool of hostility'

Israeli ambassador: New York Times a 'cesspool of hostility'

Ambassador Ron Dermer criticizes New York Times following anti-Semitic cartoon.Ben Ariel, 30/04/2019 05:03
Israeli ambassador praises Trump at White House reception

Israeli ambassador praises Trump at White House reception

Ambassador Ron Dermer speaks at White House reception for Jewish leaders, praises Trump administration and its Israel policy.Ben Ariel, 17/04/2019 03:31
'Iran deal does not block Iran’s path to nuclear weapons'

'Iran deal does not block Iran’s path to nuclear weapons'

Israel’s Ambassador to the US at AIPAC: You are supporting two of the world’s greatest forces of good.Elad Benari, 25/03/2019 00:35
Israeli Ambassador thanks Florida Governor

Israeli Ambassador thanks Florida Governor

Ambassador Ron Dermer says it's time to "boycott the boycotters" after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis threatens Airbnb with sanctions.Elad Benari, 18/01/2019 03:04
Qatar expected to transfer $15 million to Hamas on Thursday

Qatar expected to transfer $15 million to Hamas on Thursday

Reports say Qatar to give Hamas monthly cash infusion on Thursday as part of long-term cease fire.Tzvi Lev, 06/12/2018 17:32
Israel thanks UN, Egypt for help reaching ceasefire with Hamas

Israel thanks UN, Egypt for help reaching ceasefire with Hamas

Israeli Ambassador to the US thanks UN envoy, Egypt, and Qatar for assisting in reaching ceasefire with Hamas after 500 rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2018 17:12
Dermer - 'Antisemitism didn't start with Trump'

Dermer - 'Antisemitism didn't start with Trump'

Israeli Ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, contends that uptick in Antisemitic attacks is not fault of President Trump.Ezra Sanders, 30/10/2018 22:38
Israeli Ambassador: Everyone should stand against anti-Semitism

Israeli Ambassador: Everyone should stand against anti-Semitism

Ambassador Ron Dermer praises Trump's statement following Pittsburgh attack, calls for united stance against anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 29/10/2018 06:36
Israeli Ambassador to US: Am Yisrael Chai!

Israeli Ambassador to US: Am Yisrael Chai!

Ambassador Ron Dermer condemns shooting in Pittsburgh, sends message to anti-Semites online.Ben Ariel, 28/10/2018 03:38
Israeli envoy warned about PM's international spokesman

Israeli envoy warned about PM's international spokesman

Ambassador Ron Dermer says he did not pass to PM info about spokesman's alleged behavior due to the fact it was not of a criminal nature.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 14/09/2018 21:05
Term of ambassador to US to be extended

Term of ambassador to US to be extended

PM decides to extend Ambassador Ron Dermer's term in Washington DC for another year, citing close relationship with Trump Administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2018 20:56
Watch: Israel Independence Day celebrations in Washington

Watch: Israel Independence Day celebrations in Washington

US Vice President Mike Pence attends celebrations at Israeli embassy in Washington DC, calls Israel's rebirth 'miracle of history.'Gary Willig, 16/05/2018 21:54
Ambassador Dermer: Iran threatens the entire world

Ambassador Dermer: Iran threatens the entire world

Israeli Ambassador to US warns Iran is continuing nuclear program, buildup in Syria in order to threaten Israel and the rest of the world.Gary Willig, 04/03/2018 18:18
Dermer: War on northern border could be just 'weeks' away

Dermer: War on northern border could be just 'weeks' away

Israel's Ambassador to the US says chances of conflict with Iranian proxies in the near future is 'higher than people think.'Tal Polon, 05/12/2017 12:52
Israeli ambassador to US summoned to testify in Netanyahu probe

Israeli ambassador to US summoned to testify in Netanyahu probe

Ambassador Ron Dermer summoned to testify in corruption case against PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2017 20:37
Israel’s DC envoy: Israel will ‘act to enforce’ Syria red lines

Israel’s DC envoy: Israel will ‘act to enforce’ Syria red lines

Israeli ambassador says he expects 'dramatic change' in Iran deal, expresses appreciation for US support for Israel.JTA, 13/09/2017 07:34
'For first time in years no daylight between Israel and US'

'For first time in years no daylight between Israel and US'

Ambassador Ron Dermer: 'For the first time in many years, perhaps in many decades, there is no daylight between our two governments.'Gary Willig, 26/03/2017 22:43
Watch: Anti-Israel protesters block entrance at AIPAC conference

Watch: Anti-Israel protesters block entrance at AIPAC conference

Pro-Arab protesters congregate outside of 2017 AIPAC conference, chant anti-Israel slogans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2017 19:31
'Moving embassy to Jerusalem would be great for peace'

'Moving embassy to Jerusalem would be great for peace'

Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, welcomes Trump’s pledge to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 21/12/2016 04:10
Israeli envoy slams those who attacked anti-Islamist activists

Israeli envoy slams those who attacked anti-Islamist activists

Ambassador Ron Dermer attacks the Southern Poverty Law Center which called several right-wing activists “anti-Muslim extremists.”JTA, 15/12/2016 03:28
'We're looking forward to working with the Trump administration'

'We're looking forward to working with the Trump administration'

Ambassador Ron Dermer: Israel looks forward to working with all the members of Donald Trump's administration, including Steve Bannon.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2016 23:31
INTO THE FRAY: What!!!???????

INTO THE FRAY: What!!!???????

There is every reason, both “concretely & in principle”, why the idea of Jews living in a Palestinian-Arab state, under Palestinian-Arab sovereignty, is unacceptable.Dr. Martin Sherman, 05/08/2016 06:03
Ambassador credits Clinton with Gaza ceasefire

Ambassador credits Clinton with Gaza ceasefire

Israel's Ambassador to the U.S. credits Democratic nominee with the leading role in achieving a ceasefire after Operation Pillar of Defense.Ben Ariel, 29/07/2016 05:14
Israeli Ambassador to US sends 'settlement' gifts

Israeli Ambassador to US sends 'settlement' gifts

Ron Dermer explains he's sending out 'settlement' products to respond to BDS 'fanatics and fools seeking to destroy Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2015 12:15
Dermer passes Esther Pollard appeal to White House

Dermer passes Esther Pollard appeal to White House

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer delivered note to senior US officials from Jonathan Pollard's wife, urging Obama to let him leave to Israel.Ari Soffer, 15/12/2015 20:22
US-Israel Talks on Military Aid Resume

US-Israel Talks on Military Aid Resume

Discussions on 'bolstering Israel's security' will continue during Netanyahu and Yaalon's visits to Washington, envoy Ron Dermer says.Cynthia Blank, 18/10/2015 09:52
Envoy to US: Israel's Survival is a Big Deal

Envoy to US: Israel's Survival is a Big Deal

Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer says Jerusalem 'not eager to be at odds' with US, but sincerely believes Iran deal threatens its survival.Nitsan Keidar, 16/08/2015 11:50
Amb Dermer: Huckabee's 'Oven' Remark Inappropriate

Amb Dermer: Huckabee's 'Oven' Remark Inappropriate

Israel's US ambassador says Mike Huckabee's statement about Obama 'are not words that I would use.'Gil Ronen, 28/07/2015 14:19
Dermer Meets With House Republicans On Iran Deal

Dermer Meets With House Republicans On Iran Deal

Israel's ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, met with a group of House Republicans Wednesday to lobby against the Iran nuclear deal.Yaakov Levi, 23/07/2015 08:30
PA Ambassador: ICC Prosecution 'Inevitable'

PA Ambassador: ICC Prosecution 'Inevitable'

The Palestinian Authority is determined to prosecute Israel in the International Criminal Court, no matter what, a top PA official said.Yaakov Levi, 22/03/2015 20:29
Amb. Dermer: No to a Hostile Palestinian State

Amb. Dermer: No to a Hostile Palestinian State

Ambassador denies Israel changed its position on a Palestinian state, brushes off calls for him to leave his post.Gil Ronen, 22/03/2015 20:20
Report Claims Netanyahu Offered '67 Borders

Report Claims Netanyahu Offered '67 Borders

Document, notably not presented in report, said to show PM's rep Dermer agreeing to borders; 'no concessions were agreed on.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 09/03/2015 09:06
Dermer: Israelis and Arabs 'on Same Page' on Iran

Dermer: Israelis and Arabs 'on Same Page' on Iran

Ambassador says Israel and the Arabs are in total agreement 'once a century' – so people should pay attention.Gil Ronen, 08/03/2015 22:13
J-Street Launches Virulent Anti-Netanyahu Campaign

J-Street Launches Virulent Anti-Netanyahu Campaign

Lobby starts 'Bibi Doesn't Speak for Me' petition to keep Netanyahu from Congress - but at whose expense?Tova Dvorin, 10/02/2015 10:00
Netanyahu Congress Flap Republicans' Fault: envoy

Netanyahu Congress Flap Republicans' Fault: envoy

Ron Dermer denies he engineered controversial Congress address, claims was under impression Boehner would notify Obama.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2015 18:41