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Gabby Levy

Name Surname: Gavriel (Gabby) Levy

Date and place of Birth: 1944, Bergama, Izmir, Turkey

Date of Aliya: 1949

Marital Status: Married to Irit, has two daughters and three grandchildren


B.A. from Tel Aviv University, (Dept. of Mıddle East Studies and Geography)

M.A. from Bar Ilan University in Middle East History

Schools attended:

Herzel Elementary School, Yehud

Military Boarding School, Haifa

Profession: Ambassador


Ambassador Levy made his aliya from Turkey at age of 5 together with his parents.

Upon completion of his high school studies,he joined the army where he served for five years, half of the time as a career officer. His military duties included serving in the armored forces as a commander of tank platoon with the rank of Captain. Participated in the Six Days War. He left the army in 1968.

After finishing his university studies, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a cadet.

Ambassador Levy served as a diplomat in Israel’s Foreign Service in various capacities both at home and abroad from June 1973 until his retirement in 2011.

During his career he served as a junior diplomat in Kingston, Jamaica, as Consul in Chicago and as ambassador in the Dominican Republic, Australia and Turkey.

Outstanding and Permanent contribution /reasons for nomination:

Ambassador Levy was nominated as a candidate due to his outstanding contributions in the Foreign Ministry by representing Israel in different countries in the best possible way.

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