Meet Israel’s New Ambassador to the United States

Ron Dermer. Israeli Ambassador to the United States. Photo: Israeli Embassy.

Ron Dermer. Israeli Ambassador to the United States. Photo: Israeli Embassy.

“Ron Dermer was born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida. He earned a degree in Finance and Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from Oxford University. For three years, he was a columnist for the Jerusalem Post.

In 2004, Ron co-authored with Natan Sharansky the best-selling book, The Case For Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror, which has been translated into ten languages. From 2005-2008, Ron served as Israel’s Minister of Economic Affairs in the United States. From 2009-2013, he served as Senior Advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

He is married to Rhoda and has five children​.”

Source:  Israel Embassy to the United States

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