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Ivanka, Kushner, Mnuchin to attend J'lem embassy opening

Ivanka, Kushner, Mnuchin to attend J'lem embassy opening

Treasury Sec. Mnuchin to lead massive delegation at opening for US embassy in J'lem, joined by dozens of lawmakers.David Rosenberg, 22/04/2018 22:22
Ivanka, Kushner to represent Trump at embassy opening?

Ivanka, Kushner to represent Trump at embassy opening?

President Trump's daughter, son-in-law reportedly considering representing Trump admin at opening of US embassy in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 18/04/2018 14:20
Supreme Court petition looks to block US embassy move

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, 09/04/2018 17:32
Watch: US Ambassador sums up his first year in Israel

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, 29/03/2018 11:30
'This is a historic moment'

'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, 28/03/2018 13:27
Israel paves way for US embassy move

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, 27/03/2018 11:04
'Passover has special meaning this year thanks to Trump'

'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, 26/03/2018 13:32
The US just made it easier for Israelis to visit

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, 22/03/2018 17:39
Israeli bureaucracy holding up Jerusalem embassy move?

Israeli bureaucracy holding up Jerusalem embassy move?

Zoning regulations impeding planned May 14th US embassy move, could delay implementation of embassy transfer.David Rosenberg, 20/03/2018 22:40
Not just the US: Guatemala plans Jerusalem embassy move by May

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, 04/03/2018 20:22
'Jewish people will always remember what Trump did for Israel'

'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, 04/03/2018 17:56
Watch: Ambassador Friedman sends a musical holiday greeting

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, 28/02/2018 18:46
US embassy in Israel issues warning over 'Day of Rage'

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, 27/02/2018 22:30
Some backers of embassy move oppose Adelson's plan to pay for it

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, 25/02/2018 19:00
'10 more countries in talks to move embassies to Jerusalem'

'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, 22/02/2018 19:15
Pence to Knesset: Embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

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, 22/01/2018 15:20
Israeli official: UNRWA is one of the greatest frauds in history

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, 17/01/2018 09:13
2 more nations to move embassies to J'lem

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, 26/12/2017 12:57
US embassy preparing to move to Jerusalem hotel?

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, 25/12/2017 12:54
Israeli support for Trump surges after Jerusalem recognition

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, 14/12/2017 19:21
No embassy move during Trump's first term, Tillerson says

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, 14/12/2017 16:32
Trump declared J'lm Israel's capital - but will Israel listen?

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, 11/12/2017 12:42
'We're not going to tolerate Israel-bashing anymore'

'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, 10/12/2017 18:36
Nearly 100 injured in 'Day of Rage' clashes

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, 08/12/2017 14:59
'Trump's recognition of J'lem was the right response to Obama'

'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, 08/12/2017 08:34
PA: VP Pence 'unwelcome' after J'lm recognition

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, 07/12/2017 21:54
Bennett: Jerusalem was our capital before London even existed

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, 07/12/2017 18:10
'US not demanding concessions from Israel for J'lm recognition'

'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, 07/12/2017 17:42
Reform Movement slams, then praises Trump's recognition of J'lem

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, 07/12/2017 16:11
'Many embassies will move to Jerusalem'

'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, 07/12/2017 12:15
'We've waited seventy years'

'We've waited seventy years'

Republicans Overseas Israel Chairman Marc Zell says US Embassy can be moved 'tomorrow' by swapping signs.Ido Ben Porat, 06/12/2017 09:12
EU to Trump: Serious repercussions if US recognizes Jerusalem

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, 05/12/2017 14:22
Turkey threatens diplomatic crisis if US recognizes Jerusalem

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, 05/12/2017 12:16
Florida governor: Trump needs to move embassy to Jerusalem

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, 05/12/2017 11:42
State Dep. orders embassies to prepare for Jerusalem decision

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, 05/12/2017 09:36
Embassy waiver lapses - is embassy move underway?

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, 05/12/2017 08:58
'Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital a horrible tragedy'

'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, 05/12/2017 08:21
'Trump's heart in the right place, State Dep. slowing him down'

'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, 04/12/2017 22:58
'Jerusalem today, Judea and Samaria tomorrow'

'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, 04/12/2017 22:13
'Recognition is just as important as moving the embassy'

'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, 04/12/2017 19:23
Report: Trump 'agitated' over opposition to embassy move

Report: Trump 'agitated' over opposition to embassy move

President Trump reportedly 'exasperated' over bureaucratic objections to moving embassy to Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 04/12/2017 16:49
Turkey warns US of 'major catastrophe' if Trump moves embassy

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, 04/12/2017 16:15
Does Israel really want this Xmas present?

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, 04/12/2017 05:43
'Trump still hasn't decided if he'll move embassy'

'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, 03/12/2017 21:14
'Trump administration has something major planned this week'

'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, 03/12/2017 18:08
'A critical decision'

'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, 01/12/2017 14:32
White House: No imminent announcement on embassy move

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, 29/11/2017 22:39
Report: Trump expected to move embassy to Jerusalem within days

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, 29/11/2017 21:06
Mike Pence: Trump considering when to move embassy to Jerusalem

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, 28/11/2017 19:26
Why won't ambassador attend Gush Etzion memorial?

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, 22/11/2017 20:08
'Moving US embassy to Jerusalem matter of when, not if'

'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, 13/11/2017 11:38
Friedman: I'll continue to push for moving US embassy

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, 08/10/2017 17:54
US Embassy's legendary media adviser retires

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, 29/09/2017 11:30
Bannon: Mahmoud Abbas is a terrorist, I'd never meet with him

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, 21/08/2017 11:23
'Trump is a special guy, and he talks frankly'

'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, 04/08/2017 13:48
'We don't need embassies in Jerusalem - the world needs them'

'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, 01/06/2017 23:00
Feiglin: Netanyahu to blame for Trump's embassy decision

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, 01/06/2017 21:50