Israeli Diplomats

Israeli Diplomats

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  • Ambassador Meir Shlomo, Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest

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    Topics
    - Current Events in Israel
    - Israel's Foreign Policy​
    - Public Diplomacy

    Bio

    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.  

     

     

    To arrange for a presentation to your organization, please contact Karen Naumann at press@houston.mfa.gov.il.

  • Maya Kadosh, Deputy Consul General of Israel to the Southwest

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    ​Topics

    - Israeli Foreign Affairs

     Bio

    Maya Kadosh has been a member of Israel's Foreign Service since 2001. Kadosh comes to Houston after having been the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Israeli media. Prior to that post, she served at the Israeli Embassy in Singapore in the role of Deputy Chief of Mission, helping Israel to branch out into a community with limited knowledge of Israel.

     
    Preceding her posting in Singapore, Kadosh served in the Economic Office of Israel and as a Fellow at the UN Program on Disarmament and Arms Control.
     
    Kadosh graduated in 1997 from the Hebrew University with a Major in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies.
     
    She served in the Israel Defense Forces for four years in Intelligence and holds the rank of Captain (res).
     
    Kadosh is married to Sami Kadosh and is a mother to three children.
     
     
    To arrange for a presentation to your organization, please contact Karen Naumann at press@houston.mfa.gov.il.