List of Israeli ambassadors

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Current Israeli Ambassadors[edit]

Host state
(common names)
Ref Israeli Ambassador Embassy
Website
Angola[1] Refael Singer Luanda
Argentina[2] Dorit Shavit Buenos Aries
Australia Yuval Rotem Canberra
Austria Zvi Heifetz Vienna
Azerbaijan Ref Rafael Harpaz Baku
Belarus Yosef Chagall Minsk
Belgium[3] Jack Revach Brussels
Brazil Rafael Eldad Brasilia
Bulgaria Shaul Kamisa-Raz Sofia
Cameroon[4] Miki (Michael Arbel) Yaoundé
Canada Rafael Barak Ottawa
Chile David Dadonn Santiago
China[5] Matan Vilnai Beijing
Colombia Yoed Magen Bogotá
Costa Rica[6] Daniel Saban San José
Côte d'Ivoire[7] Benny Omer Abidjan
Croatia Yossef Amrani Zagreb
Cyprus Avhraham Hadad Nicosia
Czech Republic Yaakov Levy Prague
Denmark Arthur Avnon Copenhagen
Dominican Republic[8] Marco Sermoneta Santo Domingo
Ecuador Eliyahu Yerushalmi Quito
Egypt Ref Yaakov Amitai Cairo
El Salvador[9] Shmuel Bass San Salvador
Eritrea Guy Feldman Asmara
Ethiopia[10] Bleinish Zevadia Addis Ababa
Finland[11] Dan Ashbel Finland
France Yossi Gal Paris
Georgia Yuval Fuchs Tbilisi
Germany Yaakov Hadas Berlin
Greece Aryeh Mekel Athens
Guatemala[12] Eliahu Lopez Guatemala
Ghana Sharon Bar-li Accra
Holy See Zion Evroni Vatican
Hungary Ilan Mor Budapest
India[13] Alon Ushpiz New Delhi
Ireland Boaz Moda'i Dublin
Italy[14] Naor Gilon Rome
Japan Nissim Ben Shitrit Tokyo
Jordan Daniel Nevo Amman
Kazakhstan Eliyahu Tasman Astana
Kenya[15] Gil Haskel Nairobi
South Korea Tuvia Israeli Seoul
Latvia[16] Hagit Ben Yaakov Riga[17]
Mexico[18] Rodika Radian-Gordon Mexico City
Myanmar Hagay Behar Yangon
Nepal Hanan Goder Kathmandu
Netherlands Haim Divon The Hague
Nigeria[19] Moshe Ram Abuja
Norway[20] Naim Araidi Oslo
Panama Alexander Galilee Panama
Peru Modi Ephraim Lima
Philippines Menashe Bar-On Manila
Poland Zvi Ravner Warsaw
Portugal Ehud Gol Lisbon
Romania Dan Ben Eliezer Bucharest
Russia Dorit Golender Moscow
Senegal[21] Eli Ben Tura Dakar
Serbia[22] Yossi Avni-Levy Belgrade
Singapore[23] Amira Arnon Singapore
Slovakia Alex Ben Zvi Bratislava
South Africa[24] Dov Segev-Steinberg Pretoria
South Sudan Haim Koren
Spain[25] Alon Bar Madrid
Sweden Isaac Bachman Stockholm
Switzerland[26] Yigal Caspi Bern
Thailand[27] Simon Roded Bangkok
Turkey Yosef Levi-Sfari (Chargé d'affaires)[28] Ankara
Ukraine[29] Reuven Din El Kiev
United Kingdom Daniel Taub London
United States Ref Ron Dermer Washington
Uruguay Dori Goren Montevideo
Uzbekistan[30] Hillel Newman Tashkent
Vietnam[31] Meirav Eilon-Shahar Hanoi

Ambassadors to International Organizations[edit]

Current ambassadors from Israel to international organizations

Host organization Ref Location (Website) Ambassador
Conference on Disarmament Geneva, Switzerland Evitar Manor
European Union Brussels, Belgium David Waltzer
International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal, Canada Joel Lion
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Vienna, Austria Aviv Shir-on
United Nations Ref New York, United States Ron Prosor
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Rome, Italy Gila Livnat Rosiner
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development Paris, France Nimrod Barkan
United Nations Environment Programme Nairobi, Kenya Gil Haskel
United Nations International Organizations in Vienna Vienna, Austria Aviv Shir-on
United Nations International Organizations in Geneva Geneva, Switzerland Evitar Manor

Consuls General[edit]

Current consuls general from Israel:

Host state
(common names)
Ref Israeli Consul Consulate
Website
Brazil Ahuva Shalom São Paulo
Canada Joel Lion Montreal
Canada David Schneiweiss Toronto
China Abraham Menendez Guangzho
China Amikam Levi Hong Kong
China Jacky Eldan Shanghai
Egypt Meir Lefkowitz Alexandria
France[32] Barnea Hasid Marseille
Germany Yakup Azari Munich
India Menahem Kanafi Bangalore
India Orna Sagiv Mumbai
Russia Shahab Sharon St. Petersburg
United States Ofer Aviran Atlanta
United States Shai Bazak Boston
United States Orly Gil Chicago
United States Meir Shlomo Houston
United States David Seigel Los Angeles
United States Chaim Shaham Miami
United States Ido Aharoni New York
United States Yaron Sideman Philadelphia
United States Andy David San Francisco
Turkey Moshe Kamhi Istanbul

Other Senior Diplomatic Representatives[edit]

Other senior diplomatic representatives from Israel

Host state Representative Title
Armenia Ehud Gol Ambassador, based in Jerusalem
Kyrgistan Ehud Gol Ambassador, based in Jerusalem
Macedonia Amira Arnon Ambassador, based in Jerusalem
Slovenia Amira Arnon Ambassador, based in Jerusalem
Taiwan Rafi Gamzu Head, Trade Office
Turkmenistan Ehud Gol Ambassador, based in Jerusalem

Current and Past Ambassadors[edit]

Well-known current and past ambassadors from Israel

Ambassador Host state or organization Years
Moshe Arens United States
Shlomo Argov Mexico, Netherlands, United Kingdom
Yehuda Avner Great Britain, Ireland, Australia
Daniel Ayalon United States
Eli Cohen Japan
Anna Azari Ukraine & Moldova[33]
Alan Baker Canada[34]
Naomi Ben-Ami Ukraine[35]
Yaffa Ben-Ari Serbia
Ephraim Ben-Matityau Vietnam[36]
Shlomo Cohen Venezuela (expelled in January 2009)[37]
Yaacov Cohen Spain, Venezuela, the European Union, and Japan & South Korea[38]
Yohanan Cohen Romania and Finland
Abba Eban United States, United Nations
Dr. Israel Eliashiv Singapore 1987–1990
Dan Gillerman United Nations
Carmi Gillon Denmark
Dore Gold United Nations
Shmuel Hadas Vatican[39]
Yehoyada Haim China[40]
Chaim Herzog United Nations
Menahem Kanafi Eritrea
Arthur Lenk Azerbaijan
Joseph Ivor Linton Japan
Zvi Magen Ukraine, Russia
Eviatar Manor Sweden
Walid Mansour Vietnam, Perú[41]
Zvi Mazel Romania, Egypt, Sweden
Daniel Megiddo Republic of Ireland
Gideon Meir Italy[42]
Golda Meir Soviet Union
Sallai Meridor United States
Ora Namir China 1996–2000
Benjamin Netanyahu United Nations 1984–1988
David Peleg Poland
Avi Primor Germany[43]
Yitzhak Rabin United States
Itamar Rabinovich United States
Rafi Schutz Spain
Zalman Shoval United States
Naftali Tamir New Zealand
Shevah Weiss Poland
Ali Yahya Finland[44]
Nissim Zvili France
Mattanya Cohen El Salvador, Belize 2007-2011

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The ambassador to Angola also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe.
  2. ^ The ambassador to Argentina also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Paraguay.
  3. ^ The ambassador to Belgium also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Luxembourg.
  4. ^ The ambassador to Cameroon also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
  5. ^ The ambassador to China also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Mongolia.
  6. ^ The ambassador to Costa Rica also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Nicaragua.
  7. ^ The ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Benin, Burkina Faso, Liberia and Togo.
  8. ^ The ambassador to the Dominican Republic also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
  9. ^ The ambassador to El Salvador also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Belize.
  10. ^ The ambassador to Ethiopia also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Burundi and Rwanda.
  11. ^ The ambassador to Finland also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Estonia.
  12. ^ The ambassador to Guatemala also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Honduras.
  13. ^ The ambassador to India also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Sri Lanka.
  14. ^ The ambassador to Italy also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Malta and San Marino.
  15. ^ The ambassador to Kenya also serves as Israel's representative to UN organizations in Nairobi and non-resident Ambassador to Malawi, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
  16. ^ The ambassador to Latvia is also the non-resident ambassador to Lithuania.
  17. ^ http://embassies.gov.il/riga/Pages/default.aspx
  18. ^ The ambassador to Mexico also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Bahamas.
  19. ^ The ambassador to Nigeria also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Ghana.
  20. ^ The ambassador to Norway also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Iceland.
  21. ^ The ambassador to Senegal also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone.
  22. ^ The ambassador to Serbia also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Montenegro.
  23. ^ The ambassador to Singapore also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Timor-Leste.
  24. ^ The ambassador to South Africa also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Lesotho and Swaziland .
  25. ^ The ambassador to Spain also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Andorra.
  26. ^ The ambassador to Switzerland also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Liechtenstein.
  27. ^ The ambassador to Thailand also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Cambodia.
  28. ^ Medzini, Ronen (21 November 2011). "Israel boosts diplomatic mission to Turkey". Ynetnews. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 
  29. ^ The ambassador to Ukraine also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Moldova.
  30. ^ The ambassador to Uzbekistan also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Tajikistan.
  31. ^ The ambassador to Vietnam also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Laos.
  32. ^ The consul general to Marseille also serves as Israel's non-resident Ambassador to Monaco.
  33. ^ http://www.ukrweekly.com/Archive/2003/250308.shtml
  34. ^ http://ottawa.mfa.gov.il/mfm/web/main/document.asp?
  35. ^ http://www.fjc.ru/news/newsArticle.asp?AID=285208
  36. ^ http://www.thanhniennews.com/business/?catid=2&newsid=12266
  37. ^ Mandel, Roi (7 January 2009). "Israeli envoy banished from Venezuela: Chavez' door closed". Ynetnews. Retrieved 13 July 2009. 
  38. ^ http://www.jcpa.org/jpsr/jpsr-cohen-s06.htm
  39. ^ http://www.washington-report.org/backissues/0494/9404022.htm
  40. ^ http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060726/wl_asia_afp/mideastconflictunchina_060726045453
  41. ^ https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Politics/druzeamb.html
  42. ^ http://fr.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150886020429&pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull
  43. ^ http://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/990205/1999020508.html
  44. ^ http://www.ucalgary.ca/mp2003/news/march04/ali-yahya.html

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