Tag: Ron Dermer

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30, 2014: at the National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum honoring the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C., April 30, 2014. The event, titled "Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses," included Holocaust …

Israeli Envoy Ron Dermer: Trump Jerusalem Recognition ‘Shock Therapy’ For Palestinians

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the subsequent transfer of his country’s embassy there  constituted “shock therapy” against Palestinian rejectionism, which is the real obstacle to peace, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer said at a Senate event on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump

Report: Netanyahu Coordinated Jerusalem Decision with Trump Administration

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his aides have been “active partners” working in “total coordination” with US President Donald Trump and his administration in the lead-up to the president’s anticipated speech Wednesday recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and declaring his intended relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israel’s Hadashot TV said Tuesday evening.

jared kushner

Report: Kushner Helped End Diplomatic Crisis Between Israel and Jordan

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner reportedly called Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Sunday in a bid to help end the diplomatic standoff between Amman and Jerusalem over the fatal shooting at Israel’s embassy in the country.

jewish state

Netanyahu Welcomes New U.S. Ambassador ‘to Jerusalem’

Israeli leaders hoping President Donald Trump would be a rubber stamp for the Jewish state are hearing plenty of reassuring rhetoric at this week’s annual gathering for the “unbreakable” alliance.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30, 2014: at the National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum honoring the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C., April 30, 2014. The event, titled "Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses," included Holocaust …

Israeli Envoys Meet Trump Officials To Negotiate Settlements

TEL AVIV – A senior delegation arrived in Washington Sunday to meet with officials from the Trump administration to discuss settlement activity and reportedly receive approval for construction in east Jerusalem.

alex pic gettyimages-632240874_720

Israeli Leaders Hail ‘New Era’ of Donald Trump

TEL AVIV – Israeli officials here welcomed the inauguration on Friday of President Donald Trump following eight years of Barack Obama’s leadership. Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the UN, celebrated that a “true friend of Israel will enter the White

AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Ron Dermer: Netanyahu’s Speech To Congress Is Highlight Of My DC Tenure

The Jerusalem Post reports: Prime Minister Netanyahu’s controversial speech to the US Congress last year, an address that strained ties with the Obama administration and Congressional Democrats who viewed it as an affront to the president, has been the highlight so far of Israel Ambassador Ron Dermer’s period in Washington, he told The Jerusalem Post in an interview.

Reuters

Israeli, French Envoys Face Off Online

Ynet news reports: It’s not every day that two senior ambassadors debate on one of the world’s most popular social networks. But that’s exactly what happened this week when the French ambassador to Washington, Gerard Araud and his Israeli counterpart

Screenshot

Dermer: Bibi Couldn’t Wait Until After Elections

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer argued that Prime Minister Netanyahu couldn’t wait until after Israel’s elections to speak before Congress because “a deal may be signed now” on Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC. “The problem is — is a deal

old BNN

New York Times: Full-Court Press Against Bibi

The New York Times has launched a full-court press against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer over Netanyahu’s acceptance of an invitation by Speaker of the House John Boehner to address Congress on the subjects of Iran and radical Islam in March without coordinating with the White House.

holocaust auschwitz

Auschwitz Anniversary: Why Bibi’s Speech Matters

Netanyahu has one basic responsibility: to protect the security of the State of Israel, the homeland of the Jewish people. That is why Ambassador Ron Dermer is correct to call Netanyahu’s speech to Congress a “sacred duty.”