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Uri Ben-ari, Israeli Consul General in NY

September 23, 1975
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Gen, (Res.) Uri Ben-Ari, a former tank commander who played a major role on the Sinai front during the Yom Kippur War, has been appointed Israel’s Consul General in New York, it was announced here. He succeeds David Rivlin who was appointed Ambassador to Norway earlier this year. Ben-Ari has appeared frequently on radio and television since the war as a military commentator and has written military and political analyses for the newspaper Yediot Achronot.

The Cabinet also announced the appointment of veteran diplomat Hanan Baron to the post of Minister at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, Baron is currently Israel’s Ambassador to The Netherlands. He will succeed Mordechai Shalev who has been named Ambassador to Canada.

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