Benjamin Netanyahu Congratulates Donald Trump on His Victory

Posted: Nov 09, 2016 4:00 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is congratulating President-elect Donald Trump today, calling him a true friend of Israel. 

"President-elect Trump, my friend, congratulations on being elected President of the United States of America. You are a great friend of Israel," Netanyahu said "The bond between the US and Israel is based on shared values, shared interests and a shared future. I am sure that President-elect Trump and I will continue to strengthen the special alliance between Israel and the US and we will bring them to new heights."

Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, practices Orthodox Judaism.