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The Foreign Ministry's appointments committee filled two key posts in the US on
Sunday, making Ido Aharoni the permanent consul-general in New York, and naming
David Segal as the next consul-general in Los Angeles.
Aharoni was sent
to New York in August as a temporary replacement for Asi Shariv. Aharoni has
served in the past as spokesman at the New York consulate, spokesman to foreign
minister Tzipi Livni, and the moving force behind the Israel re-branding project
in the Foreign Ministry.
Segal has served as the spokesman at the embassy
in Washington, and currently is a top advisor to deputy foreign minister Danny
In other appointments, the ministry named Haim Divon as
ambassador to Holland; Ilan Mor as ambassador to Hungary; and Sharon Bar-Li as
ambassador to Ghana.
The appointments must now go to the cabinet for