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  • U.S. ambassador to Israel: Israeli actions not excessive

    October 16, 2015 | 9:45 am

    The United States’ ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said Washington does not view Israel’s recent actions to curb Palestinian violence as excessive and supports Israel right to defend its citizens.

    Shapiro made the statement during an interview Friday on Israel Radio about...

  • Shapiro at 9/11 ceremony: U.S. won’t allow Iran to have nuclear weapon

    September 11, 2012 | 11:42 am

    U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro said that the United States “would not permit Iran to be armed with a nuclear weapon.”

    He made his remarks Tuesday during a ceremony near Jerusalem to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.

    The ceremony by the U.S. Embassy in...

  • New U.S. envoy to Israel: Obama hoping to visit

    August 3, 2011 | 4:57 pm

    The new U.S. ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said President Obama hopes to visit the country.

    Shapiro, 42, presented his credentials Wednesday to Israeli President Shimon Peres. He was appointed as ambassador in July.

    Shapiro said no details of a visit to Israel have been...

  • Senate confirms Shapiro as U.S. ambassador to Israel

    May 27, 2011 | 12:25 pm

    The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to confirm Daniel Shapiro as America’s next ambassador to Israel.

    Shapiro was nominated to the post in March by President Obama. At the time he was serving as senior director for the Middle East and North Africa at the National Security Council. He had coordinated Jewish outreach for the Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.

    The president’s nomination of Shapiro was praised by a wide range of Jewish groups.