Posted: Monday, October 14, 2013
President's Office Welcomes Gil Lainer, Consul for Public Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, on Thursday, October 17
The President's Office welcomes Gil Lainer, consul for public affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, on Thursday, October 17, for a presentation at 2:00 p.m. in E. H. Butler Library 210. This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students who are interested in exploring research, exchange, and study-abroad opportunities in Israel.
If you are interested in attending, RSVP to Michelle Eisenstein, coordinator of services in the International and Exchange Programs Office, ext. 3896, by Tuesday, October 15.
Prior to his arrival in New York, Lainer was a counselor in the Bureau for Middle East Economy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, where he worked to establish Israel’s current policy on humanitarian aid and projects in the Gaza Strip under the direction of the MFA director general. He also served as MFA liaison to the IDF in coordinating and implementing this revised policy.