Rulers of Gaza hit back after op-ed by Trump aides blames the group for the plight of Palestinians and urges it to abandon violence
David Friedman is Donald Trump's designated U.S. Ambassador to Israel.
During Trump's presidential run, Friedman was among the top advisers to say the president-elect would recognize united Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and implement Congress' decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
Friedman, an Orthodox bankruptcy lawyer who has for years worked for Trump and his real estate business, is positioned on the far right of the Israeli political map - more hardline in his views than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
New figures show that the refurbishments and move will cost around $21.5 million. Donald Trump estimated $250,000
If any proposal is deserving of the name, it’s the one that’s been on the table for 18 years — the Arab Peace Initiative
It’s hard to understand what the Palestinians’ problem with Trump’s envoys is. Why are they suspicious about their ability to be honest brokers for peace? After all, it’s a delegation in which every member is a nice Jewish boy
Alpher and his fellow Israeli leftists can’t accept that Trump is now president, just as they can’t accept Netanyahu’s success
Last week this arrogant man told journalists who criticized Israeli army snipers for firing on Palestinian demonstrators at the Gazan border to 'keep your mouths shut'
Explained Trump Already Relocated U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, So Why Did He Sign a Waiver Postponing the Move This Week?
Since the Trump administration isn’t fully complying with all of the Jerusalem Embassy Act, another waiver was required – and there may be still more to come
Opinion 'Keep Your Mouths Shut': Ambassador David Friedman’s Crude pro-Israel Activism Devalues U.S. Diplomacy
When Trump’s ambassador tells the U.S. media it’s biased towards the Palestinians and to shut up, he’s not even pretending to be diplomatic any more. But he’s hardly damaging a thriving peace process either
Friedman says criticism of recent Palestinian death toll in the Strip is aimed mainly at ‘my friends in the United States and one Israeli newspaper I’ve been known to criticize here’ – a seeming reference to Haaretz
Friedman had claimed Republicans support Israel more than Democrats