#Trump will nominate attorney David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel. “Friedman: I look forward to serving from Jerusalem” [VIDEO]

ARUTZ SHEVA
Trump taps Israel advisor as next ambassador to Israel
by Elad Benari
December 16, 2016

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will nominate attorney David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, the transition team said in a statement on Thursday, according to Reuters. Friedman served as Trump’s advisor on Israel affairs during the election campaign… In May, Friedman told Arutz Sheva in an exclusive interview that Trump believes “that Israel should continue to build settlements. This is land that Israel has held for almost 50 years. The population of Judea and Samaria is 400,000 people. You add in East Jerusalem you have almost a million people. These people aren’t going anywhere and Israel’s not going to make the same mistake that it made in connection with the evacuation of Gaza.” READ MORE

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