President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the State of Israel to Attend the State Funeral of Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Washington, DC - President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the State of Israel to attend the State Funeral of Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

  • The Honorable Daniel Shapiro, United States Ambassador to the State of Israel, Department of State
  • The Honorable Eliot Engel, Member of the United States House of Representatives (NY-16)
  • The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Member of the United States House of Representatives (FL-23)
  • The Honorable Daniel Kurtzer, Former Ambassador to the State of Israel

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