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July 18, 2014 1:54 am

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer Takes to Social Media to Defend Israel

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Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer speaking at the Israeli American Council gala on March 9. Photo: Pal Photography.

Times of Israel – As a brief humanitarian ceasefire came to an end in Israel on Thursday, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer took to the Twitterverse to engage in a open question-and-answer session that boosted the hashtag #AskDermer to a number one trending rank in the US Thursday morning. Dermer faced a barrage of questions critical to Israel, but aides emphasized that the diplomat, who has been in office for under a year, views social media as critical to Israel’s public relations effort.

Dermer’s first questioner, who identified as Tauseef Hassan, asked the ambassador “how can Israel drop a bomb exactly on a house knowing who is inside but it can’t tell 4people playing soccer on a beach are kids?”

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