Zehavit Ben-Hillel has been appointed the new Israeli ambassador to Uzbekistan, Dunyo news agency reported. Prior to her appointment to Uzbekistan, Zehavit Ben-Hillel worked as the head of the Public Affairs department of the Israeli Foreign Ministry. She will replace Eduard Shapira, who headed the Israeli Embassy since 2017.
Zehavit Ben-Hillel has held various positions at the Foreign Ministry and abroad. She is reportedly fluent in English, Spanish and German.
Earlier in June, it became known about the appointment of Feruza Mahmudova as the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Israel.