About Our Event

As a valued partner, we invite you to join us on Wednesday, May 27 from 4:00 ‑ 5:00 pm for a virtual cocktail hour with Dr. Hillel Newman, the Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Southwest, and Jewish National Fund National Women for Israel President Myra Chack Fleischer, for a fascinating update about the State of Israel during these uncertain times.


We’ll send detailed instructions for how to join and navigate Zoom prior to the event.


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Dr. Hillel Newman

Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Southwest

Dr. Hillel Newman assumed the post of Consul General of Israel in July 2019, serving as the senior representative of the State of Israel to the Pacific Southwest. During his twenty‑year diplomatic service, Consul General Newman accumulated vast experience in policy formulation and decision‑making at the highest levels of Israel's foreign policy establishment. He has served in several influential and critical positions including Policy Advisor to three Foreign Ministers of Israel and Ambassador of Israel to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. 

With Special Guest


Myra Chack Fleischer

Jewish National Fund Women for Israel National President

Myra Chack Fleischer is a family law attorney and proud National President of JNF’s Women for Israel. She serves on the Disabilities Task Force and is a member of Makor, JNF's Ambassador group. Myra also served three terms as President of the JNF Board of Directors in San Diego. 

Event Chairs

Debbie Orgen Garrett & Nancy Singer

More Information

Donna Raider, Director, Palm Springs Desert Region

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