Last June, I was honoured to become the first Israeli to be decorated with Albania’s second highest decoration, in the name of Albania’s national hero, Skanderbeg
The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, received Mrs. Avital Leibovich, Director of the American Jewish Committee Jerusalem, former spokesperson of the Israeli Army (IDF).
Mrs. Elisa Spiropali, Minister of State for Parliamentary Relations and Member of Parliament for the Socialist Party, highly praised the Director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC, branch Jerusalem), Mrs. Avital Leibovich.
Remarks of the President of the Republic, H. E. Ilir Meta at the award ceremony of Ms. Avital Leibovich with the Title of Scanderbeg Order’s Knight
President of the Republic, Ilir Meta declared that tolerance, as well as ethnic, religious and cultural cohabitation in the Balkans is vital to move forward peace, stability and regional harmony. This declaration was made during President Meta’s speech this Friday at Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, during his official visit in Israel.
The Speaker of the Parliament, Gramoz Ruci, received on Friday the Chairwoman of the American-Hebrew Committee, Avital Leibovich, who is conducting a trip to Albania and Kosovo, to strengthen the links between the American-Hebraic Committee and the Albanians