Dr. Hillel Newman assumed the post of Consul General of Israel in July 2019, where he serves as the senior representative of the State of Israel to the Pacific Southwest.
Consul General Newman is a highly respected author,academic and statesman.
Dr. Newman’s diplomatic experience includes serving as a Policy Advisor to three Foreign Ministers, Ambassador to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and Deputy Consul General in Boston.
Most recently, as both Special Policy Advisor to the Director General and as Director of the World Jewish Affairs Department, Consul General Newman has
been intimately involved in the most current and pressing issues on the global Jewish agenda. He also has a unique overview of the strategic threats facing Israel due to playing a key role in the Strategic Division of the Foreign Ministry.
Consul General Newman made Aliyah to Israel with his family, as a young man, from South Africa. He served as a medic in the IDF and is married to Ayala. The couple have a ten-year-old son, Ram.
The West Los Angeles Chamber is dedicated to providing opportunities for business owners to interact with each other as well as leaders in the community. We believe that it is important to develop relationships with like-minded business owners with the intention of helping each other succeed. This is one of the best ways to grow your business, even in this day and age of online technology. Nothing can replace an in-person interaction, the shaking of someone’s hand.
Bring plenty of business cards and have your 1-minute pitch ready! You will have the opportunity to share your business during our rounds of table networking.