Incoming US Ambassador Shapiro is set to arrive in Israel

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 19, 2011 14:45

Incoming US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro was scheduled to arrive in Israel to assume his post on Wednesday, Army Radio reported Tuesday.

Before being appointed as ambassador, Shapiro was the senior director for the Middle East and North Africa on the US National Security Council.

He speaks fluent Hebrew and has been a major point man for the US Jewish community in the White House, as well as with Israeli and Palestinian officials.


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