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Reuven Shiloah

Reuven Shiloah, Israeli diplomat. member Israel delegation Rhodes armistice talks, Egypt, 1949, head Isreal delegation, Jordan armistice talks and signatory armistice agreement, 1949.

Background

  • Shiloah, Reuven was born in 1909 in Jerusalem, Israel. Son of Ahron Yitzhak and Sara Shiloah.

  • Education

    • Graduate Hebrew Teachers College, 1929, School Oriental Studies, Hebrew U., 1933.

    Career

    • Assistant political secretary General Federation Jewish Labor, Tel Aviv, 1933-1936. Also secretary Mixed Arab-Jewish Union Railwaymen. Also secretary Union Arab Port Workers, Jaffa.

      Senior liaison officer Jewish Agency in Jerusalem, 1936-1948. Liaison officer between Jewish Agency and British and Allied Military Headquarters in Middle East and Mediterranean, 1940-1945. Special advisory Arab affairs to director political department Jewish Agency, 1936-1945.

      Observer on behalf Jewish Agency at United Nations Charter Conference, San Francisco, 1945. Aide to David Ben-Gurion, 1946. Special advisory to Minister Foreign Affairs, 1918, also liaison officer between Ministry Foreign Affairs and Ministry Defense.

      Member Israel delegation Rhodes armistice talks, Egypt, 1949, head Isreal delegation, Jordan armistice talks and signatory armistice agreement, 1949. Representative Israel Lausanne Conference between Israel and Arab states, Palestine Concilia tion Commission, 1949. Minister of Israel to the United States since 1953.

      Home: 1673 Myrtle St. N.W. Office: Embassy of Israel, 1621 22d St. N.W., Washington.

    Membership

    Member Israel delegation Rhodes armistice talks, Egypt, 1949, head Isreal delegation, Jordan armistice talks and signatory armistice agreement, 1949.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Bordin, October 1936. Children: Dov, Nomi.
    • father: Ahron Yitzhak
    • mother: Sara Shiloah
    • spouse: Betty Bordin
    • children: Dov Shiloah
    • Nomi Shiloah
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    Born 1909
    Died March 10, 1959
    (aged 50)
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