Full Text Israel Political Brief August 14, 2015: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Decides to Appoint Minister Danny Danon as Ambassador to the UN

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PM and Foreign Minister Netanyahu Decides to Appoint Minister Danny Danon as Ambassador to the UN

SopuPMO, 8-14-15
Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to appoint Science, Technology and Space Minister Danny Danon as Ambassador to the UN.

Minister Danon has dealt with public diplomacy and international relations for over two decades. An MK since 2009, he has participated in numerous public diplomacy missions in recent years. He has served as Chairman of World Likud for the past nine years and is responsible for the Likud’s foreign liaison and public diplomacy activity. He previously served as the Jewish Agency emissary in Florida and as such was engaged – inter alia – in encouraging immigration to Israel and in public diplomacy activity at US universities.

Danon graduated magna cum laude from Florida International University with a BA in International Relations and received an MA in Public Administration from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Danon is 44, married and the father of three.

Prime Minister Netanyahu: “Minister Danon has accepted the important challenge I have assigned him. The UN is an important forum right now and I am convinced that Danny will fight with all his power to present the truth in the international arena.”

Minister Danny Danon: “I thank Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the trust he has given me to represent Israel at the UN during this challenging period. I will do everything to advance the State of Israel’s just positions.”

Full Text Israel Political Brief August 4, 2015: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Appoints Fiamma Nirenstein as Ambassador to Italy

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PM Netanyahu Appoints Fiamma Nirenstein as Ambassador to Italy

Source: PMO, 8-10-15
Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to appoint Fiamma Nirenstein as Ambassador to Italy. She is a former member of the Italian Parliament, a member of European Friends of Israel and a founding member of the Friends of Israel Initiative. In 2011, she was elected Chairperson of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians.

She has published ten books in Italian and two in English. She moved to Israel in 2013 and received Israeli citizenship. Upon her appointment as Ambassador to Italy, she will renounce her Italian citizenship.

Prime Minister Netanyahu: “I am convinced that Fiamma Nirenstein will bring with her to the position her considerable diplomatic and political experience, and will succeed in deepening relations between Israel and Italy, our close friend, including in the diplomatic, economic, cultural and security spheres. The connection between Jerusalem and Rome is over 2,000 years old. I am pleased to send Fiamma Nirenstein to strengthen this link.”

Fiamma Nirenstein: “I am happy to accept this mission that the Prime Minister has set before me, to strengthen relations between Israel and Italy. I promised the Prime Minister that I would do everything in my ability to strengthen the brave links between the two countries.”

Israel Musings July 15, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu appoints Ron Dermer the next Israeli Ambassador to the United States

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Netanyahu appoints Ron Dermer the next Israeli Ambassador to the United States

By Bonnie K. Goodman

On Tuesday, July 9, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he is appointing Ron Dermer, 42, a former advisor to the prime minister to be the new ambassador from Israel to the United States. Dermer replaces Michael Oren who…READ MORE

Israel Political Brief December 28, 2012: Embassy denies Ron Dermer as envoy report

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Embassy denies Ron Dermer as envoy report

Source: JTA, 12-28-12

The Israeli Embassy in Washington described as baseless an Israeli newspaper report that Ron Dermer, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu, is set to replace Michael Oren as Israel’s ambassador to the United States….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief August 16, 2012: Knesset confirms Avi Dichter as home front defense chief

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Knesset confirms Dichter as home front chief

Source: JTA, 8-16-12

Israel’s Knesset approved the appointment of former lawmaker Avi Dichter as home front defense minister….READ MORE

 

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