Dan Shapiro to become next US ambassador to Israel

10.03.2011                      04.Adar ll, 5771

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Dan Shapiro to become next US ambassador to Israel

White House officially announces that Obama adviser on Middle East issues to take up diplomatic position.

The White House on Wednesday officially announced that Dan Shapiro, one of US President Barack Obama's advisers, will become the next US ambassador to Israel.
Shapiro, born in 1969, has regularly traveled to Israel and worked closely with US Middle East envoy George Mitchell to try to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal….