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New Consul General Named in New York

Uri Savir, who is presently media adviser to Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, has been named the next consul general in New York, one of Israel’s most important and prestigious diplomatic postings.

Savir, 33, will succeed Consul General Moshe Yegar, who is to become ambassador to Sweden.

There will be no Daily News Bulletin dated Friday, January 1, 1988, because of the postal holiday.