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  • Israeli consulate to move to new L.A. location

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    September 13, 2011 | 5:17 pm

    The Israeli flag that flew for three years in front of the office of the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles was taken down on Sept. 8.

    According to the Israeli Consulate, the office is preparing to move to a new location in early 2012. The contract with the landlord that allowed the...

  • Letters to the Editor: Norway, Jacob Dayan, Redistricting

    August 2, 2011 | 6:07 pm

    Christian Hate Claims Jewish Roots

    While Rob Eshman makes an important and necessary argument in his editorial, he misses a serious point (“Web of Evil,” July 29). Fundamentalist, right-wing Christian extremists can claim brotherhood with Zionist Jews because their perception...

  • A diplomatic partnership

    By Tom Tugend

    July 26, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    When Jacob Dayan — along with his wife, Galit, and their three children — arrived in Los Angeles in October 2007 to take up his post as Israel’s consul general for the southwestern United States, L.A. got two activist diplomats for the price of one.

    With the approach of the...

  • Galit Dayan speaks what’s on her mind — and in her heart

    By  Tom Tugend

    July 26, 2011 | 6:43 pm

    When Galit Dayan first met her future husband in 1987, both were serving in Israeli army intelligence units and she realized right away that nothing would come of the encounter.

    It wasn’t so much their different backgrounds, though his Ashkenazi parents were Lithuanian and Polish,...

  • A Farewell for Jacob Dayan

    By Ryan Torok

    May 27, 2011 | 3:58 pm

    Jacob Dayan’s term as Israel Consul General of Los Angeles ends this summer—he has served away from Israel for five years, the maximum amount of time a diplomat can remain out of his country, and since late 2007 in Los Angeles—and on Friday, May 27, Los Angeles city marked his...

  • ‘We are fighting an Iranian proxy’: Q&A with Israeli Consul General Yaakov Dayan

    By Tom Tugend

    January 7, 2009 | 7:51 pm

    Yaakov Dayan is Israel's consul general for the Southwestern states. He is a 14-year veteran of the Foreign Service, has served in Europe and the United States and has conducted sensitive negotiations with Palestinian, Jordanian and Syrian officials. The Jewish Journal interviewed...
  • Israel flag flies,  a Czech surprise, voter fraud, bridge to understanding

    October 10, 2008 | 1:18 am

    Consul General Dayan

    I have been around long enough now to see many Israeli consuls general come and go ("Death to Fanatistan," Oct. 3).

    Some made a big difference; some had almost no discernible impact. But on a warm September day on Wilshire Boulevard, Consul General Yaakov...