David Friedman, a longtime friend and bankruptcy lawyer of US President Donald Trump, was approved by the Senate to serve as ambassador to Israel on Thursday. Fredman has faced criticism and opposition from Jewish American leftistpoliticians during the presidential campaing of 2016. Almost half of the Senate voted to oppose this deeply unqualified and inappropriate nominee, whose predecessors had all been confirmed without a single vote cast against them.Almost half of the Senate voted to oppose this deeply unqualified and inappropriate nominee, whose predecessors had all been confirmed without a single vote cast against them. Anyway the Organization said that since Friedman’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, CUFI continued its efforts by holding in-district meetings with key senate offices and launching additional action alerts in select states asking CUFI supporters to call the offices of specific senators during the 24 hours preceding the floor vote. Israel’s ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, also congratulated Friedman after the vote. “Looking forward to working closely with you to make the US-Israel alliance stronger than ever”, he said on Twitter.