Tamar Samash

Ambassador of Israel in Romania

Studies:

1969: Sorbonne University Paris, French Culture Specialization
1971 – 1974: Hebrew University Jerusalem, BA Bible studies and French literature
1977: Hebrew University Jerusalem, MA French literature and civilization
1992 – 1993: Mass media specialization
1993: Managing formation
2012 – Present: working on a PhD thesis, Paris VIII University

Professional background

1974 – 1975: Reporter, French division, Israeli Broadcasting Authority
1975 – 1977: Cadet, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)
1977 – 1979: Middle East Division, MFA
1979 – 1981: Cultural and Scientific relations division, MFA
1981 – 1984: Consul of Israel, Montreal, Canada
1984 – 1986: First assistant, Cultural and Scientific relations division, MFA
1986 – 1988: Deputy Director, Training division, MFA
1988 – 1991: Counsellor, Embassy of Israel in Bucharest, Romania
1991 – 1994: Deputy Spokesperson, Press division, MFA
1994 – 1999: Director, International academic relations, MFA
1999 – 2003: Consul General of Israel, Marseille, France
2003 – 2004: Director, Political relations with the Vatican, MFA
2005 – 2007: Spokesperson for foreign media, Press division, MFA
2007 – 2011: Ambassador of Israel in Belgium and Luxembourg
2012 – 2015: Ambassador, Northern Europe division, MFA
2015 – Present: Ambassador of Israel in Romania
1970 – 1971 Military service, IDF
1994 – 1999: Special appointment – counsellor to the Director General of the MFA on women’s affairs