Nassau County Legislator C. William Gaylor III along with County Executive Edward P. Mangano, members of the Nassau County Legislature, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island hosted Israeli Deputy Consul General Amir Sagie on March 16, 2016 in the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building.
“I’d like to thank the Deputy Consul General for his presentation,” said Legislator Gaylor. “The situation affecting Israel impacts us all on global level. It is important that we keep up to date with the latest information we are provided.”
Amir Sagie is the Deputy Consul General of Israel in New York. As Deputy Consul General in New York, Israel’s largest mission in the world, he coordinates the political work of the Consulate in the tri-state area, developing relations with national, state and local officials. He maintains regular contact with experts involved in major foreign policy and strategic issues at think tanks and universities across the region. He also acts as the liaison for the Foreign Ministry with the national and local leadership of the Jewish Community based in New York. In addition, he coordinates interfaith dialogue and outreach nationally for the Foreign Ministry and its missions in the United States.
Pictured in photo above from left to right: Arthur Katz, Senior Ambassador of the JCRC; County Legislator Ellen Birnbaum; County Comptroller George Maragos; County Legislator Judy Jacobs; County Legislator Vincent Muscarella; County Executive Edward P. Mangano; Israeli Deputy Consul General Amir Sagie; Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves; Mindy Perlmutter, JCRC-LI Executive Director; Andrew H. Gross, Director of Political Affairs for the Consulate General of Israel; County Legislator Steven Rhodes; and County Legislator William Gaylor.