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Posts Tagged: David Friedman

April 4, 2017 12:45 pm
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The Rebbe of the West Bank

Last week, my wife and I met at the White House with our friend Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s chief Middle East negotiator. Jason’s a busy...

March 30, 2017 10:35 am
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David Friedman Sworn in as US Ambassador to Israel

Bankruptcy attorney David Friedman has been sworn in as US envoy to Israel, becoming President Donald Trump's first ambassador to take office. Vice President Mike Pence...

March 29, 2017 6:33 am
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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 23, 2017 6:49 pm
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With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as Next US Ambassador to Israel

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s nomination of Friedman was approved...

March 15, 2017 6:54 am
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Jason Greenblatt: The President’s Worthy Middle East Negotiator

During the 2016 presidential debates, when Hillary Clinton was asked to name a positive quality about Donald Trump, she praised his children. I agree with her...

March 10, 2017 7:26 am
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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...

March 9, 2017 1:13 pm
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Trump’s Nomination of David Friedman as Next US Envoy to Israel; Only One Democrat Backs Appointment

The Senate Foreign Relations committee on Thursday voted 12-9 to approve President Donald Trump’s nomination of attorney David Friedman as the next US ambassador to...

March 6, 2017 5:07 pm
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In Letter to Top Senator, WJC Head Lauder Defends Trump’s Pick to Serve as Next US Envoy to Israel, Blasts Criticism as ‘Beyond Outrageous’

Much of the criticism of attorney David Friedman -- President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next US ambassador to Israel -- has been “beyond...

February 22, 2017 7:31 am
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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
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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
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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 3:12 am
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New York Times Uses Antisemitic Imagery to Describe Israeli Academy

The New York Times has an article about Beit El, a West Bank settlement that has been supported by David Friedman, who is President Trump’s...

February 16, 2017 3:48 pm
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Trump’s Pick to Serve as Next US Envoy to Israel: Challenges of Reaching Peace Deal ‘Daunting’ While PA President Abbas Still in Power

The challenges of achieving an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal while PA President Mahmoud Abbas is still in power are “daunting,” attorney David Friedman -- President Donald...

February 16, 2017 2:34 pm
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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...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

World

Shia Imam in Southern California Restates Belief That Israel ‘Finance...

A prominent Shia Muslim imam in California is sticking defiantly with his allegation that Israel finances and arms ISIS --...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

Middle East

Hezbollah Says It Carried Out Drone Attack Against Islamic State on Lebanon...

JNS.org - Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a...

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