Ambassador Judith Varnai Shorer was appointed in July 2015 to serve as the Consul General of Israel to the Southeastern United States.
Ambassador Varnai Shorer
is a nearly 40-year veteran of the Israeli diplomatic corps. She
is a former ambassador to
both Hungary and Bosnia-Herzegovina as well as a former minister
of congressional affairs at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC. Her most recent
post was desk director at the Center for Policy Research.
Varnai Shorer has substantial experience in the U.S. and the Middle
East. She speaks Hebrew, French, English and Hungarian and was
born in Beer Sheva, Israel.
Ambassador Varnai Shorer is joined by her
husband, Oded, and daughter, Roni.