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  • Israel taps first Ethiopia-born envoy

    February 29, 2012 | 10:38 am

    Israel has appointed its first Ethiopia-born ambassador.

    The appointment of Belaynesh Zevadia as Israel’s envoy to Ethiopia was announced Tuesday.

    Zevadia also was the first Ethiopian Foreign Ministry cadet. She made aliyah at the age of 17 and studied at the Hebrew University in...