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Israel at 74 – Opportunities and Challenges

June 20, 2022 | via Zoom

Featured speaker: Matan Zamir, Deputy Consul General of Israel for the Pacific Northwest

Matan Zamir is the Deputy Consul General of Israel for the Pacific Northwest. Previously to this position, he served as the Deputy Director for the Public Affairs Department at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Between 2015-2018 Zamir served as the Israeli Deputy Consul General to New England. He has been a member of Israel’s Foreign Service since 2011, also serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Israeli Consulate in Mumbai, India. Zamir led a decorated career in the Israeli Defense Forces. He served in the IDF from 1999-2003 and was released as a lieutenant. In 2003, Zamir received the President’s medal of excellence for Israel’s 55th Independence Day. Before joining the Foreign Service, Zamir was an International Business Manager for an Israeli Telecom Company (2010-2011) and the Director of the Training Department of the Israeli Supreme Court (2007-2008), a position that was part of Israel’s Center for Citizenship and Democracy. Zamir grew up in Jerusalem where his family has lived for nine generations. He is a lawyer; he received his L.L.B. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 2008.

The Refugee Crisis and Human Trafficking Explosion throughout the Middle East and Europe: Jews Muslims and Christians join forces in refugee assistance and human trafficking prevention

March 29, 2016 | Jewish Family and Children’s Services | San Francisco

Reception, Video Screening and Panel Discussion with IsraAID’s:

Chief Operating Officer – Navonel Glick (Voni)

Emergency Medical Team Leader – Dr. Iris Adler

Global Partnership Director – Yotam Polizer

Find more information about IsraAID HERE.

The Bay Stands With Israel Rally

July 3, 2014 | Civic Center | San Francisco

Three thousand people joined the Bay Stands With Israel rally to show their support to Israel and peace. Thirty-eight organizations, including NCJW San Francisco Section, co-sponsored the rally.

                                      Photo credit: Miri Ekshtein