For Immediate Release
Contact: Nathan J. Diament
DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER DANNY AYALON MEETS ORTHODOX LEADERSHIP
Former Ambassador to the United States hosted by Orthodox Union; briefs Jewish leaders on current events
Today, the Orthodox Union (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America), through its Institute for Public Affairs, hosted Hon. Danny Ayalon, Deputy Foreign Minister of Israel. Mr. Ayalon, who enjoys a relationship with the OU dating back to his service as Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, was joined by his Chief of Staff, David Segal and the Deputy Consul General of Israel in New York, Benjamin Krasna.
Mr. Ayalon discussed the regional security threats, including Iran and Syria, peace prospects with the Palestinians and broader Arab world, as well as the US-Israel relationship and its enduring strength despite recent tensions.
OU Director of Public Policy Nathan J. Diament (L) talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon
Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon (L) and Deputy Consul General Benjamin Krasna (R)
The Deputy Foreign Minister addresses meeting participants