Jerusalem is brimming with excitement ahead of the opening of the new US embassy. Ambassador David Friedman gives us a glimpse of the activity before the big day!

On Monday, the United States will open its new embassy in Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel.

Signs throughout the city, in Hebrew and English, express gratitude to President Donald Trump for being a “friend of Zion” and the State of Israel. Israelis are truly excited about this historic event, which takes place just a day after Yom Yerushalayim – the 51st anniversary of the reunification of the eternal Jewish capital.

Embassy staff is working around the clock to be ready in time. Before the big day, US Ambassador David Friedman arrived at the dedication ceremony site to oversee the preparations. Embassy staff is working around the clock to be ready.

Watch and get a glimpse of the activity! This year in Jerusalem!

Ambassador Friedman Previews Jerusalem Embassy Ceremony

הצצה ראשונה לשגרירות החדשה בירושלים! רגע לפני היום הגדול, השגריר פרידמן הגיע לאתר טקס חנוכת השגרירות החדשה בירושלים כדי לבחון מקרוב את עבודות ההכנה. צפו ברגע ההיסטורי הזה בשידור חי כאן ביום שני ה-14 במאי מהשעה 15:30. A first peek into the new Embassy in Jerusalem: Just before the big day, Ambassador Friedman came to the new Jerusalem Embassy dedication ceremony site to oversee the preperations. Watch this historic moment LIVE here on our Facebook Page Monday, May 14 starting at 15:30. #USEmbassyJerusalem

Posted by U.S. Embassy Jerusalem on Friday, May 11, 2018