Israel names first ambassador to Lithuania

September 23, 2014 19:16


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday announced the appointment of five new ambassadors, including Israel's first ambassador to Lithuania.

In addition, two new consuls-general were appointed – Anita Mazor to Marseilles and Nisan Amdor to Bangalore – as well as Asher Yarden, as head of the Trade Mission in Taipei.

Veteran diplomat Amir Maimon will be the new ambassador to Vilnius, charged with the task of building the embassy infrastructure there.

In addition to the new embassy in Lithuania, Israel will be re-opening the embassy in Paraguay, closed because of budgetary reasons in 2002. Peleg Levy was named the new envoy in Asuncion.

The other ambassadorial appointments include Liran Bar-Sadeh to Riga; Gil Artzieli to Panama City; and Emanuel Mehl to Ghana, also serving as non-resident ambassador to Liberia.

The appointments must now good to the cabinet for final approval, generally just a formality.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 15, 2018
Taliban withdraws protection from Red Cross in Afghanistan