Israel Announces Herzog’s Appointment As Ambassador to Canada
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Israel Announces Herzog’s Appointment As Ambassador to Canada

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The appointment of Yaacov Herzog as Israel Ambassador to Canada was formally announced today by the Israel Foreign Ministry.

Mr. Herzog, 32, is the youngest of Israel’s diplomats. He was born in Dublin, where his father, the late Israel Chief Rabbi Isaac Halevi Herzog, was then a rabbi. Currently Minister in Washington, Mr. Herzog previously headed the Foreign Ministry’s American desk. He is author of an English commentary on the Mishna.

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