Shalom, Madam Ambassador – Gabriela Shalev

Israel has been blessed with some outstanding diplomats, men and women posted to the most important of Israel’s missions abroad to represent the country’s interests and concerns. In this new series, live on Zoom, you can hear from some of these individuals about their experiences, the challenges they faced, and particular historical moments they lived through.

In this final instalment of the series. Gabriela Shalev discusses her tenure as Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations – traditionally one of the most hostile environments to Israel. She was the first woman in that role, and brought a unique perspective as an academic and legal expert, rather than a professional diplomat or politician. Join the conversation!