(Long Island, NY) Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island hosted Israeli Deputy Consul General Amir Sagie on March 16, 2016 in the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building.
“I was pleased to join my fellow colleagues in government to host Israeli Deputy Consul General Amir Sagie here in Nassau County,” said County Executive Mangano. “I thank the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island and the Consulate General of Israel in New York, for organizing such an informative presentation concerning Israel.”
(L to R): Arthur Katz, Senior Ambassador of the JCRC; County Legislator Ellen Birnbaum; County Comptroller George Maragos; County Legislator Judy Jacobs; County Legislator Vincent Muscarella; County Executive Edward P. Mangano; Israeli Deputy Consul General Amir Sagie; Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves; Mindy Perlmutter, JCRC-LI Executive Director; Andrew H. Gross, Director of Political Affairs for the Consulate General of Israel; County Legislator Steven Rhodes; and County Legislator William Gaylor. Photo Credit: Nassau County.
“On behalf of the Nassau Legislature and the Jewish residents of our County, I am grateful to host Deputy Consul General to Israel Amir Sagie as he discusses international security, which is a topic of great concern for all of our residents,” said Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves.
Amir Sagie is the Deputy Consul General of Israel in New York. As Deputy Consul General in New York, Israel’s largest mission in the world, he coordinates the political work of the Consulate in the tri-state area, developing relations with national, state and local officials. He maintains regular contact with experts involved in major foreign policy and strategic issues at think tanks and universities across the region. He also acts as the liaison for the Foreign Ministry with the national and local leadership of the Jewish Community based in New York. In addition, he coordinates interfaith dialogue and outreach nationally for the Foreign Ministry and its missions in the United States.