"The fact that people don't agree with that is fine, but it's wrong to call tens of millions of evangelical Christians like me bigoted because we follow the words and teachings of Jesus who said: 'I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life".
Trump was scheduled to address the ceremony in Jerusalem by video link.
Yosef was condemned by the Anti-Defamation League earlier this year for making the crude remarks.
Jeffress also provides religious cover for Trump's policies and views. 'How do would you know?
You may not have been paying attention to Venezuela amid all the excitement in USA politics, Oliver said, "but what is happening in Venezuela is not just extremely important, it is absolutely worth paying attention to", a tragic tale of "epic mismanagement". They all said Judaism won't do it. The subsequent pointing of fingers, with Israel accusing the dead of fomenting terror and the Palestinians portraying them as innocent victims, only set back the cause of finding the peace that speakers at the embassy event claimed to be seeking.
After Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" if it made "more threats to the United States", the evangelic pastor said that a biblical passage in Romans allows rulers to use "whatever means necessary - including war - to stop evil".
The preacher campaigned with President Trump in 2016 and his influence was key to Mr Trump winning an overwhelming majority of the evangelical vote.
Both Ivanka and Jared were seen embracing Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu shortly after their arrival.
Avi Gabbay, who heads the Zionist Union, Israel's largest opposition party, said Tuesday that the "messianic Christian atmosphere" during Monday's US Embassy dedication in Jerusalem was "disturbing".
The Gaza rallies will culminate on the 70th anniversary of the Nakba Day (Day of Catastrophe), which marks the creation of Israel on May 15, 1948. Trump in December a year ago recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and announced an embassy move from Tel Aviv, prompting protests in the occupied Palestinian territories and several Muslim-majority countries.