Immigrant from New Jersey named Israeli envoy to S. Africa

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October 17, 2012 19:12

 
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The Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced the appointment of new ambassadors, including New Jersey born Arthur Lenk to serve as Israel's envoy to South Africa.

Lenk, who made aliya in 1983 and joined the foreign ministry 11 years later, is currently the director of the international law division in the ministry's legal department. He previously served as Israel's ambassador to Azerbaijan from 2005 to 2009.

In addition to Lenk, the ministry also named Yael Rubinstein as ambassador to Singapore; Uri Gutman as ambassador to South Korea; Yossi Livneh as Israel's envoy to New Zealand, and Avi Hadad as ambassador to Costa Rica.

All the new appointments are professional ones drawn from the ranks of the foreign ministry. Their appointments will now go the cabinet for approval, generally just a formality.

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