Deputy Consul General

Deputy Consul General of Israel in Toronto

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    Irit Stopper was born in Israel in 1951.  She has served in a number of positions in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1972.  Her most recent posts include:   Minister Counselor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Multilateral Affairs Directorate (2011-2013);  Minister  Counselor in the Jewish Communities Department of the World Jewish and Religious Affairs Bureau (2009-2011); Coordinator for the Global Conference on Anti-Semitism, World Jewish and Religious Affairs Bureau (2009); and Minister Counselor in the Media and Public Affairs Division (2008-2009).   
     
    Her international postings include:  Consul for Consular Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York (2004-2008); and Administrative Officer of Israel’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva (1994-1997).
     
    Mrs. Stopper served in the Israel Defense Forces from 1968-1970.  She is married to Aharon Stopper, and they have three adult children.