Trump Makes Pick For US Ambassador To Israel

President-elect Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, in a portrait provided by Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP.
President-elect Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, in a portrait provided by Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP.
President-elect Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, in a portrait provided by Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP.
President-elect Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, in a portrait provided by Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP.

Trump Makes Pick For US Ambassador To Israel

President-elect Donald Trump has selected David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel. 

Friedman has said he plans to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which would help Trump fulfill a promise he made during the presidential campaign. 

For more on the nominee—who has both supporters and detractors— and how he could impact both US-Israeli relations and the prospects for peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, we turn to Fred Brown, of the Republican Jewish Coalition; Ali Abunimah, co-founder of The Electronic Intifada and author of The Battle for Justice in Palestine; and Jane Eisner, editor-in-chief of The Forward