U.S. Ambassador Friedman: THIS year in Jerusalem

In a video released by the US Embassy in Jerusalem Facebook page, US Ambassador David Friedman shared with the audience that the embassy seal had just been placed on the building facade and that preparations are underway before the opening of the embassy this Monday.

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Alluding to the Passover Hagada text in which Jewish people wish that next year they could celebrate in Jerusalem, the ambassador remarks that ‘‘this year, in Jerusalem‘‘.

Tensions are high ahead of the much anticipated move.

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Israeli reporter Alon Ben David tweeted that the IDF is increasing the amount of troops present around the Gaza strip and in the West Bank by adding three brigades for the upcoming week.

Israeli media reports that Hamas is hoping to generate larger scale protests ahead of the anticipated move of the US embassy to Jerusalem this upcoming Monday.