JPOST: US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on Saturday welcomed the appointment of Michael Oren to be the next Ambassador of Israel

U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

May. 3, 2009

THE JERUSALEM POST

US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on Saturday welcomed the appointment of Michael Oren to be the next Ambassador of Israel to the UnitedStates.”I first met Michael 20 years ago in one of my many trips to Israel when he was a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces,” Ros-Lehtinen said. “Since then my husband, Dexter, and I have enjoyed a great friendship with him and his wife, Sally. He was also the Yale visiting professor of Middle East history of our youngest daughter.”Michael will be an outstanding ambassador for Israel, our strongest democratic partner in this troubled region,” she said.

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