Quarterly Updates for (16 Nov 2016 — 15 Feb 2017)

Brasilia accepted the appointment of Yossi Shelli as Israeli amb. on 1/17, ending the diplomatic crisis set off by PM Netanyahu’s nomination of settler leader Dani Dayan to the post (see JPS 45 [2–4]). A former Likud activist, Shelli previously served as dir.-gen. of the Beersheba Municipality and on the Israel Postal Authority’s board of directors.