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CHANGE-UP Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Resigns Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty

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, Israeliā€™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.

December 28, 2012 2:21 PM