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February 28, 2012 3:57 pm

Israel’s First Ethiopian Born Ambassador

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Incoming Israel Ambassador to Ehtiopia, Beylanesh Zevadia. Photo: MFA.

JPost – Some 28 years after coming to Israel from Ethiopia,  Beylanesh Zevadia will be returning to her birthplace in the summer – this time as Israel’s ambassador.

The Foreign Ministry’s appointments committee on Tuesday announced Zevadia’s appointment to Addis Ababa.  The 44-year-old  Zevadia will be Israel’s first Ethiopian-born ambassador.

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