Meridor, Sallai

(1955- )
   Head of the Jewish Agency for six years from 1999 to 2005. Known as one of the "Likud princes," he is the son of Yaacov Meridor, a former Irgun Commander (1941^43) who served as a Herut member of the Knesset in the 1960s. In October 2006, he was appointed Israeli ambassador to the United States to replace Danny Ayalon.

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