Embassy


Australia Won’t Move Embassy to Yerushalayim

Australia became the latest country to decline Israel’s invitation to move its embassy to Yerushalayim over the weekend. Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop made the policy clear after the…

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Bulgarian PM Says He’d Like To Move Embassy, But Not Yet

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said that he’d like to move his country’s embassy to Yerushalayim—but not yet. While acknowledging Israel’s legitimate desire to choose its own capital, Borissov said…

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Trump Signed Waiver on Embassy Move

Although the U.S. embassy has moved from Tel Aviv to Yerushalayim, President Donald Trump on Monday signed the six-month waiver that suspends the existing law that requires the move. Trump…

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Paraguay to Open Yerushalayim Embassy Next Tuesday

Paraguay’s government said Thursday that President Horacio Cartes will open the country’s new embassy to Israel in Yerushalayim on Tuesday, following similar steps by the United States and Guatemala. Government…

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U.S. Opens Israeli Embassy in Yerushalayim

The United States officially opened its embassy to Israel in Yerushalayim on Monday. “Today we open the United States Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel,” U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said…

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Trump on Embassy Move: A Great Day for Israel!

As final touches were being made to the official embassy opening events Monday, President Donald Trump tweeted: “A great day for Israel!” Earlier, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman told…

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U.S. Sends in Marines to Mideast Embassies

Reinforced security for the opening of the U.S. embassy in Yerushalayim includes not only the Israeli capital but American embassies across the Middle East, according to media reports. The U.S.…

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American Delegation Arrives for Embassy Opening

A large American delegation of some 300 government officials and representatives of the Jewish community arrived in Yerushalayim on Sunday to join in the opening of the embassy in the…

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Ruckus Over RSVPs to Embassy Opening

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to move the American embassy to Yerushalayim continued to roil diplomatic waters on Thursday with a ruckus over whether European envoys will attend a reception…

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