Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Resigns

Ron Dermer, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, will be the new Israeli ambassador to the United States, Israeli’s Makor Rishon is reporting. Dermer will replace Michael Oren, who is requesting to leave his position after a four-year tenure. Dermer immigrated to Israel from Florida in 1998 and has served as a senior adviser to Netanyahu since 2009. He has previously acted as liaison to the White House.