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Oren Shur with his wife

Hillary Clinton's Israel connection

Oren Shur, Hebrew-speaking son of Israeli, tapped to work on yet-to-be-announced 2016 presidential bid by Democrat powerhouse.

Oren Shur, the Hebrew-speaking son of an Israeli, was hired on Monday as a media director for Hillary Clinton's still-unannounced 2016 presidential campaign.

 

 

Avi Shur, Oren's father, resides in Silver Springs, Maryland, near Washington, DC. He sounded excited in a Tuesday phone call.

 

Democrat Hillary Clinton, widely expected to announce a campaign for the 2016 presidency (Photo: Reuters)
Democrat Hillary Clinton, widely expected to announce a campaign for the 2016 presidency (Photo: Reuters)

 

"How do you already know?" he asked when congratulated on his son's appointment as Director of Paid Media.

 

"Oren was born in the United States, but I am fully Israeli. His mother is American. I can't talk about the appointment, you understand, we are very happy about it but I will not talk about my son's work."

 

In his early thirties, Oren Shur is considered as a rising star in the Democratic Party. In the last few years he has worked on campaigns for Democrat governors He has a degree from George Washington University.

 

He lives with his wife, whom he married in a Jewish ceremony, in Washington. He speaks Hebrew and has visited Israel several times.

 


פרסום ראשון: 04.08.15, 12:14
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