A former associate law professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem was named Israel’s first female U.N. ambassador.
Gabriella Shalev will replace Dan Gillerman, who is expected to wrap up his tenure in the coming weeks, Ynet reported.
Shalev, the rector at Ono Academic College, is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on contract law.
The appointment comes after a reported battle between Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who favored former New York Consul-General Alon Pinkas.
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