David Friedman went before the US Senate Thursday, where he made vague apologies for the divisive language that he's used in the past. One word he used during the campaign was from the era of the holocaust: "kapo."
For the second time in two days, President Donald Trump was asked by reporters about rising anti-Semitism in America. And each time, he declined to offer a straight and clear condemnation of anti-Jewish bigotry.
In what might be a first, Israeli settler leaders will be attending the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday. And these settlers see hopeful signs for big changes in US policy toward Israel and the Palestinians.
The Israeli government is scrambling to contain the fallout from the first UN Security Council resolution since 1979 to condemn Israel over its settlements in Palestinian territory, after the US refused to block the resolution as it has traditionally done.