Ambassador Amira Oron (YouTube Screenshot)

Israel’s new Ambassador to Egypt is the first woman to assume the role and is working to spread peace beyond her host nation’s borders.

A veteran diplomat who has committed herself to the foreign service for over 29 years, Israel’s new Ambassador to Egypt, Amira Oron,is the first woman to assume the role.

Her role is unique from other Israeli ambassadors. Her job is to promote peace between Israel and Egypt on a daily basis.

Watch as Ambassador Oron talks in Arabic (press “cc” on the video for English subtitles) about her mission, her family connection to Egypt, and how she plans to strengthen ties between the two nations.