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Monrovia, CA – May 3, 2023 – On Monday, May 15, the Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys will host a special Town Hall Meeting with the Consul General of Israel, Dr. Hillel Newman. Jewish Federation's Executive Director

Jason Moss will moderate the evening program. It will cover topics ranging from the

current controversy regarding Judicial reforms and the situation on the Temple Mount to

Iran, how Israeli innovations are impacting everyday life and addressing worldwide

issues, and much more. In addition, attendees will be able to have their questions

answered. The event is open to the public, but for security reasons, people must pre-

register by Monday, May 8, by going to

Dr. Hillel Newman became Consul General of Israel in July 2019, serving as the senior

representative of the State of Israel to the Pacific Southwest. Before his post, Newman

spent over twenty years in diplomatic service. He served in several influential and critical

positions, including Policy Advisor to three Foreign Ministers of Israel and Ambassador

of Israel to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Most recently, Consul General Newman served as

Special Policy Advisor to the Director General and Director of the World Jewish Affairs

Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As a result, he has been intimately

involved in the Jewish community's most pressing global issues.

"The opportunity to bring the highest-ranking Israeli official in Southern California, to our

local community is wonderful, especially with what is currently happening in Israel

today." explains Jason Moss, Jewish Federation's Executive Director. "It is my hope that

this event will open the eyes of many in our community as they hear what is going on in

Israel and the amazing impact Israel has on the entire world."

The event will be held at Temple Beth David (9677 E. Longden Avenue, Temple City) at

7:30 PM.

To learn more about this event or the Jewish Federation's programs and services, please

contact the Jewish Federation's Executive Director, Jason Moss, by calling

626.445.0810 or emailing


The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys’ mission is to

build community by strengthening and enhancing Jewish life. The Jewish Federation

does this by providing programs and services that support the needs of the Jewish

community in our region, and acts as the Jewish voice on issues that affect the greater

Jewish community.


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