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Israel’s Consul General walks out of New York gala over anti-Israel propaganda

Israel’s Consul General left the hall during the annual gala of Bezalel Academy, in protest against its president’s anti-Israel speech that continued despite the Ambassador’s protest. “I was not prepared to give this credence by my presence,” he later said.

By Nitsan Keidar


Dani Dayan, the Consul General of Israel in New York, on Wednesday night participated in the annual gala of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in New York, in the presence of many dignitaries.

Ambassador Dani Dayan – Photo: State of Israel website

As part of his participation in the gala, the Consul spoke about the academy and its contribution and congratulated those present. Continue Reading »