Shabbat Rinah with Yehuda Yaakov, Israel Consul General

December 16, 2016 Sudbury Free 0
(Photo: Consulate General of Israel to New England)
(Photo: Consulate General of Israel to New England)

Join us for our December Shabbat Rinah, including special guest, Yehuda Yaakov, Israel Consul General of Boston.

  • 7:30 Shabbat Rinah
  • 8:45pm Talk with Yehuda Yaakov
  • 9:15 pm Our usual wonderful oneg and visit with the Consul General and one another.

Yehuda Yaakov brings to the position of Consul General of Israel to New England more than two decades of experience in public diplomacy and strategic affairs. He has been a member of Israel’s Foreign Service since 1989, previously serving outside of Israel in New York and New Zealand.

His diplomatic career has also included academic pursuits.  In the spring of 2013 he published a translated version of his Haifa University master’s thesis analyzing the nuclear negotiations strategy of Iran’s currant president Hassan Rouhani.

Yaakov grew up in Queens, New York, and received a BA in journalism and international relations from Syracuse University in 1982. The following year he immigrated to Israel where he served in the Israel Defense Forces. He and his wife Ofra of 27 years have two adult-age daughters.

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When
Friday, December 16, 2016, 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Where
Congregation Beth El of the Sudbury River Valley
105 Hudson Rd
Sudbury, MA 01776
Price
Free
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