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Meir Shlomo assumed the role as Consul General of Israel to the Southwest in August 2010. Meir brings to the position more than 25 years of experience in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prior to his current posting, Shlomo recently completed a four-year term as the Head of Mission at the Consulate General of Israel to New England in Boston, where he spearheaded Israel’s political and public diplomacy campaigns both at prestigious universities, such as Harvard University, and MIT, as well as with major media publications, such as The Boston Globe.
Preceding his tenure in Boston, Shlomo served as the head of the Foreign Ministry’s Public Diplomacy Division, responsible for Israel’s public diplomacy campaign throughout all of its missions across the globe, and is currently working on his PhD in that field. He has served as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Israeli embassies located in India, Denmark, Peru, and El Salvador.
Shlomo has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tel Aviv University and a Master’s degree in Mass Communication from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, graduating from both summa cum laude. He speaks Hebrew, English, and Spanish.
Shlomo is married to Bracha Shlomo, with two children, Ido and Noa.
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