Obama announces members of US delegation to Sharon's funeral

US President Barack Obama has announced the members of the American delegation that will be present at former prime minister Ariel Sharon's funeral.


The delegation will be led by Vice President Joe Biden. It will also include Jewish public figures, among them US Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, US Rep. Eliot Engel, US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro and former ambassador to Israel Daniel Kurtzer. (Yitzhak Benhorin, WASHINGTON)