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Yaacov Keinan

Yaacov Keinan, Israeli diplomat. Fellow Royl Geography Society.


  • Keinan, Yaacov was born on April 6, 1935 in London. Son of Charles and Sadie (Rosenberg) Kenton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, London School of Economics, 1958. First secretary Israeli embassy, Cameroun, 1969-1973. Consul Israeli Consulate General, Chicago, 1973-1976.

      With Foreign Ministry Press Office, Tel Aviv, 1976-1980, 85—. Assistant director Africa Division Foreign Ministry, since 1986. Counsellor Israeli embassy, Brussels 1980-1981, London, 1981-1985.


    Fellow Royl Geography Society.


    • Married Tirtza Goldfeld, September 29, 1959. Children: Joshua, Ruth.
    • father: Charles Kenton
    • mother: Sadie (Rosenberg) Kenton
    • spouse: Tirtza Goldfeld
    • children: Joshua Keinan
    • Ruth Keinan
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    Born April 6, 1935