Sallai Meridor ( Hebrew: סלי מרידור b. 1955) is an Israeli politician. He was the Israeli Ambassador to the United States between 2005–2009, appointed by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Meridor was an aide to
Moshe Arens when he was the Foreign Minister of Israel in the late 1980s. [1 ]
Meridor served as the Chairman of the
Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Zionist Organization from 1999–2005, Treasurer of the Jewish Agency and WZO and as the Head of the Settlement Division of the WZO. Meridor also serves as the international chairman for the Jerusalem Foundation. [2 ]
Meridor's father was
Eliyahu Meridor, the Commander of the Irgun (Etzel) and member of Knesset.
Meridor's older brother
Dan Meridor was a minister in several Israeli governments. His two other older siblings are Haggit Hurvitz, Head of Pediatrics at the Bikur Holim Hospital, and Avital Darmon, Director of the Applied Research Initiative in Education.
Dan Meirdor's son is
Shaul Meridor, the deputy director of the Allocation Branch at the Ministry of Finance. Another nephew of Sallai Meridor is Eli Hurvitz (Meridor), son of Haggit Hurvitz and the executive director of the Trump Foundation.
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Joshua Mitnick (2006-10-05). "New envoy shares Olmert views". Washington Times . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
"Israel's new ambassador to U.S. says Israelis still hope for peace, but rockets must stop". International Herald-Tribune. Associated Press. November 28, 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-08-24 . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
Nathan Guttman (2006-12-08). "Personal Voyage Leads Ambassador to U.S". Forward . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
David Ignatius (December 29, 2006). "Walking a Tightrope Into 2007". Washingtonpost.com . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
David R. Sands (January 31, 2007). "Israeli envoy rejects Mideast 'linkage. '" Washington Times . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
Robert Siegel (February 22, 2007). "Israeli Envoy Calls for Resolve on Iran, Hamas". NPR . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
Pleming, Sue (April 18, 2007). "Israel urges tough diplomacy this year on Iran". Reuters . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
"Israel to name forest in honor of Coretta Scott King" (PDF). CNN.com. April 26, 2007 . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
"Israeli ambassador to US offers reassurances to Syria". Ynetnews.com. 2007-02-05 . Retrieved . 2011-09-07
James Morrison (2007-04-24). "Day of anger (Embassy Row)". Washington Times . Retrieved . 2011-09-11
Press Statement: Israeli Ambassador Sallai Meridor Reacts to Tragedy at Virginia Tech; April 17, 2007