"Valerie Hoffenberg was appointed AJC representative in Paris in 2004. Trained as a lawyer with a master's degree in political science and communication, Valerie Hoffenberg has always been involved in the French Jewish community." - AJC// The French realized quickly that they shouldn't have a one-sided person in the role of mediator. Obama will do well to get rid of Dennis Ross, who has been leading him astray for years.
Yemen's Houthi rebels commit to peace plan in letter to UN chief, BBC reports (Haaretz)