Matan Zamir Speaks at The David Project's 2016 Relationship Building Institute


Matan Zamir, Deputy Consul General, Israeli Consulate



Matan Zamir is Israel’s Deputy Consul General to New England. He has been a member of Israel’s Foreign Service since 2011, previously serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Israeli Consulate in Mumbai. Zamir led a decorated career in the Israeli Defense Forces. He served in the IDF from 1999-2003 and was released as a lieutenant. During his service he trained over 1,000 cadets. In 2003, Zamir was honored for his service and received the President’s medal of excellence for Israel’s 55th Independence Day. Before joining the Foreign Service, Zamir was an International Business Manager at Bezeq International, an Israeli Telecom Company (2010-2011) and the Director of the Training Department of the Israeli Supreme Court (2007-2008), a position that was part of Israel’s Center for Citizenship and Democracy. Zamir grew up in Jerusalem where his family has lived for nine generations. He is a lawyer; he received his L.L.B. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 2008.

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