Tel Aviv — The U.S. Embassy in Israel opened its doors for business on Monday, with a number of American companies seeking a job in the new city.
The embassy’s opening ceremony, which lasted just under two hours, marked the beginning of an era for the Israeli government.
It also marked a rare moment for American businesses in Israel, as the Trump administration is now expected to ease restrictions on entry for American citizens and tourists to the country.
The embassy, established in 1948 as the U.N. High Commission for Palestine, was the only U.P. official presence in the country at the time.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday lifting restrictions on travel to the U and the U