US Ambassador to Israel Tells Journalists Who Report Truth About Gaza: ‘Keep Your Mouths Shut’

David Friedman insisted that American news coverage is biased against Israel, but media analysts have concluded that the precise opposite is the case.

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U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman has a message for journalists who dare to report the truth about Israel's ongoing massacre of nonviolent demonstrators in Gaza: "Keep your mouths shut." Friedman's "anti-democratic demand" came during his speech at a media conference in Jerusalem on Monday, in which he complained without evidence that

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US Ambassador to Israel Poses with Photoshopped Image Depicting Jewish Temple Replacing Mosque

The photo clearly imposes a temple on the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, removing the famous golden hues of the Dome of the Rock.

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US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was yesterday photographed posing with a picture of Jerusalem in which a Jewish temple stands in place of Al-Aqsa Mosque. The photo of Freidman being gifted the poster was taken during a visit to the city of Bnei Brak’s ultra-Orthodox Achiya institute, which helps children that suffer from learning

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Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy: Made in Israel?

The real Donald Trump has emerged as a dedicated supporter of the most hardline elements in Israel, whose aspirations are fueled by the money flowing from American Israel-first billionaires.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference at the Verizon Center, on Monday, March 21, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

It was refreshing to hear then aspirant to the GOP nomination for president Donald Trump tell a gathering of Republican Jews in New York City that he didn't need their money. It was, of course, a lie, like so many other lies that came out of the electoral campaign, but it seemed to open the door on a new era for American foreign policy. Combined

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US Ambassador Falsely Claims Israel Only Occupies 2% Of West Bank

State Department officials were quick to insist that US policy is that the settlements are not part of Israel and that this has not changed.

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US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman has once again publicly contradicted official US policy on Thursday, declaring that the settlements in the West Bank are a permanent part of Israel, and falsely claiming that Israel only occupies some 2% of the overall West Bank. Legally speaking, Israel occupies 100% of the West Bank, though as a practical

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Palestinians Drop All Preconditions For Peace Talks With Israel

The move away from preconditions put the ball squarely in Israel’s court

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Abbas wants peace talks with Israel without any preconditions at all, as soon as possible. (AP/Virginia Mayo)

In a move that could be a major change in the Israel-Palestine peace process, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman today told Israeli media that the Palestinians have dropped all preconditions, including the call for a settlement freeze, related to peace talks. Friedman says that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas wants peace talks with

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Young American Jews Are Rejecting Brand Israel

In a year with major anniversary celebrations, support for Israel is waning among millennials, young Jewish Americans and Democrats.

Demonstrators with the activist group Codepink disrupt an event hosted by an organization fighting discrimination against Jews just before a panel discussion with Holocaust survivor Elie Weisel and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

When David Friedman was sworn in two weeks ago as US ambassador to Israel, all went smoothly. The afternoon event was a straightforward affair; children and grandchildren were in attendance, and US Vice President Mike Pence hailed the bankruptcy lawyer as "literally ... born for this job". But the bonhomie and ceremonial formalities could not

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