The Trump confidant was criticized in the weeks leading up to his confirmation for a long list of past controversial statements.
If the unpredictable Trump launches a bid to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, it will be hard for settler supporters in the U.S. to accuse the Republican of throwing Israel under the bus.
Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg was in the U.S. capital to participate on a panel at pro-Israel lobby AIPAC's annual conference.
AIPAC’s rapturous reception for the UN Ambassador marks her as a potential rival to Trump in 2020.
Top Jewish figures are concerned that Netanyahu and Ambassador Dermer are harming bipartisan support for Israel. Senior official: 'When the prime minister seems like he is literally hugging Trump, that goes beyond diplomatic relationships.'
David Friedman may have pledged to distance himself from the settlement movement - his son-in-law has not.
But separate talk of possible impeachment of the president garnered strong applause as well.
The Israeli-American businessman points to Ronald Reagan's multiple presidential attempts, tells Channel 2 News: 'Don't assume she won't run.'
Speaking at AIPAC conference, Ron Dermer says Israel's relationship with Trump is better than with any previous U.S. administration.