Join Hillels of Georgia for “A New Era in the Middle East: A Diplomat’s Perspective on Israel’s New Relations with Arab States,” a virtual conversation with Lior Haiat, spokesperson of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the head of the Press Bureau, and Deputy Consul General Alex Gandler. Ben Levit of Emory University and Jeter Long of UGA will moderate the discussion.
Lior Haiat, Spokesperson Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Lior Haiat is the spokesperson of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the head of the Press Bureau. He joined the Israeli MFA in 2001 and served as spokesperson at the Israeli’s embassies in Buenos Aires and Madrid and as Consul General in Miami. Among his positions in the MFA, Lior served as Director for Central America and Caribbean islands and as deputy spokesperson of the MFA.
Alex Gandler, Deputy Consul General
Deputy Consul General Gandler joined Israel’s diplomatic corps for Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2016. He most recently completed his diplomatic post in Russia where he served as spokesperson at the Israeli Embassy in Moscow. Before entering Israel’s diplomatic service, Deputy Counsul General Gandler worked as a lobbyist, legislative advisor, and a spokesperson at the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset.+ More... - Less...