Skip To Content
Get Our Newsletter
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe

Dan Shapiro, Former US Ambassador To Israel, Will Join Hedge Fund

(JTA) — Former United States Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro is joining ION Asset Management, a hedge fund that focuses on Israeli and Israel-related securities, as a senior adviser.

Shapiro will “advise ION about key issues relating to its funds and portfolio companies, particularly regarding relevant geopolitical and commercial matters,” according to a statement issued Wednesday.

Shapiro, who was appointed ambassador by former President Barack Obama in 2011, resigned on Jan. 20 to make room for President Donald Trump’s appointee. He has chosen to remain in Israel for  “a number of months” while his children attend school in Israel, he told JTA last week.

Earlier this month, he joined the Tel Aviv-based Institute for National Security Studies, where he will participate in research programs on Israel-U.S. relations, Israeli-Palestinian relations, the Arab world, and Israeli society and public opinion.

ION was founded in 2006 by Jonathan Half and Stephen Levey.

Engage

  • SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK

  • UPCOMING EVENT

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free under an Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives Creative Commons license as long as you follow our republishing guidelines, which require that you credit Foward and retain our pixel. See our full guidelines for more information.

To republish, copy the HTML, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline, and credit to Foward. Have questions? Please email us at help@forward.com.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.