Tzipi Hotovely, Israel’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, says Israel ‘welcomes’ Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner as a peace envoy. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Why does Israel want Trump’s son-in-law to be Middle East peace envoy?

With president-elect seen as closer to Tel Aviv than predecessor Obama, move could make room for more aggressive expansion of Israeli settlements in West Bank

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Tzipi Hotovely, Israel’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, says Israel ‘welcomes’ Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner as a peace envoy. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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