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  • First female Israel ambassador to U.N. shows humor, optimism

    By Tom Tugend

    November 20, 2008 | 2:42 am

    Gabriela Shalev is a self-declared optimist, which is a useful personality trait if you are Israel's recently appointed ambassador to the United Nations.

    Since the United Nation's default position is to condemn Israel, while warmly applauding the appearance of Iranian President...

  • Israel taps ‘political outsider’ as new U.N. ambassador

    By Dina Kraft

    August 12, 2008 | 6:41 pm

    TEL AVIV (JTA)—An exceptional intellect paired with an unflappable exterior are traits Gabriela Shalev’s high-powered colleagues and friends say will serve her well when she leaves for New York to become Israel’s next ambassador to the United Nations.

    Shalev, an internationally...