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Tekoah Accepts New Post

Yosef Tekoah, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, has accepted the post of president of the Ben Gurion Negev University in Beersheba,. it was announced here today, There was no immediate word as to when Tekoah would assume the post. Prof. Moshe Prywes, the current president, is reportedly resigning in March. The resignation of Tekoah as UN Ambassador was actually rumored several weeks ago, but he insisted that nothing had been settled so far as his future plans were concerned. According to the Israeli press, Tekoah had indicated that he felt he had been at the UN for too long a time. He denied this to the JTA in New York at the time.