Support Grows for ex-Congressman Robert Wexler to Be Named U.S. Ambassador to Israel

Though Tom Nides is the reported front-runner, key figures in the U.S.-Jewish community are lobbying for Wexler, citing his lifelong commitment to Middle East issues

Ben Samuels
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WASHINGTON – In the days since Tom Nides was reported as the front-runner to become the next U.S. ambassador to Israel, a groundswell of support has emerged for Robert Wexler, the former Democratic congressman from Florida who has spent the past 11 years running the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace.

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