Dan Shapiro quoted in The Jerusalem Post article, “Bucking Omar, Tlaib, Democrats in Israel Show Support of Jewish State”

Dan Shapiro quoted in The Jerusalem Post article, “Bucking Omar, Tlaib, Democrats in Israel Show Support of Jewish State”

“‘This is significant,’ said former US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro. ‘There is no question that this trip has a certain symbolic importance. And the fact that Hoyer is leading it, is an indicator of where the Democratic leaders are – and that the vast majority of freshman are of a like mind, and are not in any way dissuaded from participating.’

“Shapiro, who served as ambassador from 2011 through 2017, said that this trip tells him that the ‘mainstream position [on Israel] within the Democratic Party, at least among office holders, is quite similar to what it has been – which is strong support for the US-Israel relationship, for Israel’s security, for a two-state solution and for active US efforts to achieve one…'”

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