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article imageIsrael Ambassador to United Nations resigns, to head school board

By Andrew Moran     Jun 19, 2010 in World
Jerusalem - The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations has announced that she will resign. Gabriela Shalev, who took the position in 2008, stated she will instead head of an academic board at a school next year.
Gabriela Shelav has announced that she will resign her position as the Israeli Ambassador to the UN, according to the Jerusalem Post. Instead, Shelav will be head of Ono Academic College's academic board next school year.
The former Israeli Defense Forces Lieutenant notified Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of her resignation on Saturday.
There has been no formal announcement as to who will take her place but there are speculations that CEO of the Foreign Ministry, Yossi Gal, and head of the Bar-Ilan University’s law school, Yaffa Zilbershats, are being considered for the Ambassador position.
Shalev was nominated in June 2008 by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.
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