David Friedman


(Video) Watch David Friedman’s yarmulke’d swearing-in ceremony

03/30/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 1 month ago

In historic first, Reform Movement opposes David Friedman

02/19/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

For the first time in its history, the Reform Movement announced that it would oppose a candidate for U.S. ambassador to Israel, calling President Donald Trump’s


Israel: the week in review

02/18/2017 5:51 PM Updated: 2 months ago

News in Israel this week once again revolved around the seemingly never-ending issues of settlement construction, dwindling hopes for a two-state solution, and controversial ambassador to


Chuck Schumer, still silent on David Friedman, received thousands in donations from Friedman family

02/17/2017 11:41 AM

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel and a controversial figure if ever there was one, has been a generous contributor to the


David Friedman regrets, but does not apologize, for ‘kapo’ line

02/16/2017 12:50 PM Updated: 2 months ago

David Friedman, the nominee for ambassador to Israel, did not apologize during his confirmation hearing for saying that members of the liberal organization J-Street are “worse


Watch David Friedman’s confirmation hearing live

02/16/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Bipartisan team of former ambassadors challenge David Friedman’s credentials

02/16/2017 11:17 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Five former U.S. ambassadors are campaigning to prevent the confirmation of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, calling him “unqualified” and saying he holds “extreme, radical positions” in


Building dedicated by U.S. ambassador to Israel nominee built on privately owned Palestinian land

02/16/2017 8:29 AM

A building in the West Bank settlement of Beit El dedicated by David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, was built on privately


Friedman to apologize for “Kapo” insult, but will it convince anyone?

02/15/2017 11:00 AM

David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee as ambassador to Israel, is expected to apologize Thursday for comments he made comparing liberal Jews to “kapos,” or Jews


Rabbis, scholars, Shoah survivors object to Trump’s Israel ambassador

02/14/2017 1:12 PM

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel, is facing a wave of protest from rabbis, scholars, and Holocaust survivors for branding activists with


Dear Mr. Schumer: Jewish academics from across the country voice fears about new ambassador to Israel

01/16/2017 3:00 PM Updated: 3 months ago

The appointment of bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman as the next U.S. ambassador to Israel is encountering fierce resistance from Jewish academics over his positions on Israel.


Trump may move ambassador, but not embassy, to Jerusalem

01/10/2017 5:54 PM

David Friedman, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to serve as ambassador to Israel, may not move the US embassy to Jerusalem as he previously promised, reports The Algemeiner,


Trump’s Israel envoy lights menorah for Chabad

12/27/2016 4:09 PM

David Friedman, selected by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as his ambassador to Israel, participated in a menorah lighting ceremony Sunday night in Cedarhurst Park, Long Island.


Obviously moving the embassy would be bad for peace

12/21/2016 7:51 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Yesterday, Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer agreed with his future US counterpart, David Friedman, that the US should move its embassy from Tel Aviv


Israelis look past anti-Semitism after Trump win

12/19/2016 8:03 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  Haifa (AFP) – An outburst of anti-Semitism linked to US president-elect Donald Trump supporters has deeply concerned American Jews, even as many Israelis place hopes


Trump team says no timetable for embassy move

12/16/2016 1:21 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Advocates for a US embassy in Jerusalem were perhaps encouraged yesterday when President-elect Donald Trump announced he’d appoint attorney David Friedman as ambassador to Israel,


Watch Trump’s Israel pick repeating conspiracy theories. But does he endorse them?

12/16/2016 9:03 AM Updated: 4 months ago

Israeli right, settlers welcomes Trump ambassador pick

12/16/2016 8:20 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  Jerusalem (AFP) – A senior Israeli government official on Friday joined settlers in welcoming US President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of a hardline lawyer to be


Trump taps adviser David Friedman for ambassador to Israel

12/16/2016 8:01 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  Washington (AFP) – President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday nominated David Friedman — an attorney and campaign adviser who backs moving the US embassy in Israel

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses supporters at a rally in Miami, Florida on November 2 [AFP / Rhona Wise] 0

Trump’s Israel Advisor Says He Loves the Homeland

11/03/2016 9:27 AM Updated: 5 months ago

While people may question Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s ethics, a Trump surrogate told New Yorkers Monday night that his support for Israel is unwavering. Trump’s