|Israel Ambassador to France|
|12th Israel Ambassador to the United Nations|
|Preceded by||Dore Gold|
|Succeeded by||Dan Gillerman|
|Born||25 September 1947
Born in Boujad in Morocco, Lancry studied at an alliance high school in Casablanca. He made aliyah to Israel in 1965 and gained a PhD in French literature from the University of Haifa and University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. Between 1983 and 1992 he served as head of the local council of Shlomi, and from 1991 until 1992 was chairman of Second Israeli Broadcasting Authority.
He was appointed Israel's ambassador to France in 1992, serving until 1995. In 1996 he was elected to the Knesset on the Likud list and served as a Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the Ethics committee.
- Yehuda Lancry on the Knesset website