Ambassador Modai’s Biography
Boaz Modai joined the Foreign Ministry 26 years ago as a cadet. He has served in the embassies of Israel in Guatemala, London and the Holy See in Rome. He began his term as Israel's ambassador to Ireland in August 2010.
He has held a number of positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, the last one for six years in the Training Bureau preparing diplomats for positions from cadet to ambassador. He is fluent in Hebrew, English and Italian and has a fair command of Spanish and French.
Ambassador Modai is married with four children, two of them young and now at school in Ireland.