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  • Interview: Dani Dayan on Jewish community engagement

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    September 6, 2016 | 11:01 am

    As the presidential campaign continues to dominate the news cycle, new Israeli Consul General in New York Dani Dayan finds some parallel between the nomination of Sen. Tim Kaine as the Democratic vice presidential candidate and his appointment as Israel’s chief diplomat in the Big...

  • Dayan apologizes for calling J Street ‘Un-Jewish’

    March 31, 2016 | 1:21 pm

    Designated Consul General in New York, Dani Dayan walked back his initial characterization of J Street as “un-Jewish” in a series of tweets of Thursday.

    “Contrary to the headlines, I never called ]J Street] “un-Jewish” but only a specific action it took. Nevertheless, it was...

  • Newly appointed Consul General in NY: J Street is ‘un-Jewish’

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    March 29, 2016 | 3:04 pm

    J Street expressed “deep concern” of the appointment of Dani Dayan, a former leader settler leader, as Israel’s Consul General in New York on Monday.

    “Dayan is but the latest appointment to a senior diplomatic post of an adamant opponent of the two-state solution, whose posting...

  • Israel presses Brazil to accept pro-settler envoy

    December 28, 2015 | 8:43 am

    Brazil's reluctance to accept an Israeli ambassador who is a West Bank settler has set off a diplomatic crisis and led to concerns in the Israeli government that the clash could encourage pro-Palestinian activism against it.

    The appointment four months ago of Dani Dayan, a former...

  • Brazilian president reportedly unhappy with appointment of settler leader as envoy

    September 22, 2015 | 12:37 pm

    Brazilian President Dilma Roussef reportedly has told Israel she is unhappy with Israel’s selection for ambassador to her country, former settler leader Dani Dayan.

    Ynet reported this week that Roussef, under pressure from Palestinian groups and figures in her country to reject...

  • As peace talks kick off, right wing intensifies efforts to influence their outcome

    August 6, 2013 | 11:41 am

    Israeli settler leader Dani Dayan has made it his mission over the years to warn members of Congress, particularly Republicans, of the perils of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

    Dayan has been a regular visitor to Washington, his trips often coinciding with developments in the...