JERUSALEM (JTA) — The new U.S. ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, arrived in the country to take up his position.

Friedman and his wife, Tammy, landed in Israel on Monday and were met by the Foreign Ministry’s chief of state protocol, Meron Reuben.

Ambassador David Friedman and Mrs. Tammy Friedman, welcome to your new post in  , bruchim habaim habayta ברוכים הבאים הביתה

He is scheduled to present his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday, and then get to work on preparations for President Donald Trump’s scheduled visit next week.