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Posts Tagged: David Friedman Israel

June 19, 2017 4:44 pm

As Top Trump Aides Kushner and Greenblatt Depart for Israel, White House Cautions That ‘Forging Historic Peace Agreement Will Take Time’

The White House is dispatching two of President Donald Trump's key advisers to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week in a bid to revive direct Israeli-Palestinian...

May 22, 2017 3:06 pm

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark the 50th anniversary of its reunification, Israel’s capital felt more like a...

May 18, 2017 11:32 am

Christian Zionist Groups Urge Trump to Keep His Word on US Embassy Move

JNS.org - Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel, top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders are calling on the president to fulfill his campaign promise...

May 16, 2017 9:38 am

New US Envoy to Israel David Friedman Presents Credentials to President Rivlin

He's here! But trouble already overshadows his arrival. After long months of anticipation, David Friedman, the new American ambassador to Israel, officially handed his credentials to...

March 29, 2017 6:33 am

BBC Bashes Friedman, But Can’t Even Get His Name Right

On the evening of March 23, BBC News was able to tell its international audiences that the newly confirmed US ambassador to Israel was “controversial,” “right-wing,” “pro-settlement,”...

March 10, 2017 7:26 am

Senate Committee Backs Friedman as Israel Envoy Amid Debate in the Jewish World

JNS.org - On Thursday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved President Trump’s designated ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, following a groundswell of support from conservative and...

February 22, 2017 7:31 am

Why Did David Friedman Cave on His Prior Views of Israel?

Golda Meir, Rabbi Meir Kahane and Louis Brandeis -- true-to-life American Zionists -- must be spinning in their graves. Why? Because David Friedman, who was recently nominated to become America’s...

February 21, 2017 7:38 am

Cory Booker Condemned David Friedman While Giving Iran a Pass

Last week's hearing on the nomination of David Friedman to be the US ambassador to Israel was intense. The Democratic senators on the Foreign Relations Committee came after...

February 20, 2017 7:36 am

The Associated Press Smear of David Friedman

The AP is attempting to smear David Friedman with this incredibly biased "fact check" article: David Friedman, President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, displayed...

February 17, 2017 9:49 am

Trump’s Pick for Israel Envoy David Friedman Heckled Amid Confirmation Hearing at US Senate

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s pick for US ambassador to Israel faced heckling from protesters amid a difficult confirmation hearing at the Senate Foreign Relations committee Thursday. David Friedman...

February 16, 2017 2:34 pm

Another US Ambassador Who Financed a West Bank Settlement

JNS.org - Israel’s critics are all abuzz over the news that David Friedman, the US ambassador-designate to Israel, is connected to a handful of apartments in...

February 2, 2017 8:13 am

Evangelical Leaders Express Support for Trump’s Israel Ambassador

JNS.org - Following a high-profile meeting with David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s choice for US ambassador to Israel, a group of more than 70 evangelical Christian...

January 17, 2017 8:07 am

Will Trump Bow to Arab Intimidation on Jerusalem?

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Predictably, cataclysmic warnings are coming from the Palestinians, Arab leaders and...


A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...


Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...


Rutgers President Defends ‘Academic Freedom’ of Three Professor...

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey defended the free speech rights of three faculty members who have recently...


Cathay Pacific Airways to Open Israel Office, Upgrade Tel Aviv-Hong Kong Ro...

JNS.org – Cathay Pacific, the flagship airline of Hong Kong, is set to launch an office in Israel as well as...

Middle East

Iran-Backed Forces Persecuting Christians Who Survived ISIS, Kurdish Parlia...

Iran-backed Shia paramilitary forces operating in northern Iraq have been accused by a Kurdish parliamentarian of engaging in "flagrant injustice" toward Christians in...