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Mother of New Ambassador Dermer: He’s a Red-Blooded American

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Ron Dermer, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s choice to succeed American-born Michael Oren as Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, moved to Israel 16 years ago but his mother Yaffa told the Miami Herald, “ I think he’ll do a wonderful job because he’s a red-blooded American.”

Yaffa Dermer, a resident of Florida but born and raised in Israel, quickly added that her son “loves” Israel.

Her son wears a kippa and is modern Orthodox.

He also is a good son, his mother says. “He told me he’s going to visit me a lot.”

 

 

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One Response to “Mother of New Ambassador Dermer: He’s a Red-Blooded American”

  1. Orde Wingate says:

    I read that the Obama administration initially opposed Dermer's appointment. Does anybody know why?

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