Jacques Revah has been the Israeli ambassador of Belgium and Luxembourg since September 2011. He was born in Rabat in 1948 and established in Israel since 1963. and after his military service, he read Political Science and Sociology in in the University of Haïfa in 1974. One year after, he entered in the Israeli diplomatic service.
After his training in the School of Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem he held the Vice-Consul and Consul positions in Canada and from 1982 to 1984 he was First Secretary in Belgium.
Among his different missions abroad, he held various positions in the Ministry of Jerusalem and he worked especially in the Official restoration of diplomatic relations between Israel and several countries in West Africa.
Moreover, he contributed to the strengthening of bilateral relations between France and Israel, and also to the normalization of relations between Israel and the UNESCO, particularly in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in favor of peace.
In the recent years, the subject of his main activities was the Israeli-African bilateral relations and on the eve of his arrival to Brussels he focused in South Sudan to achieve and agreement with the President of this state, Salva Kiir, to obtain a mutual recognition and establish diplomatic relations between Juba and Jerusalem.
Our daily newspaper says farewell to H.E. Ambassador Revah who goes back to Israel
Patricia Fernández Ruiz.