Amb. Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in NY - Interview on The Shalom Show

Amb. Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in NY - Interview on The Shalom Show
Velma Anne Ruth - Thu Jan 28, 2016 @ 10:55PM
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Interview with Amb. Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York

The Shalom Show - Televised Nationally: Friday 7pmET and Saturday 12pmET

Locally in Palm Beach, Florida: Sunday 12pmET 

This week on The Shalom Show, Richard Peritz, Host and Producer is interviewing Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York.

The Shalom Show is a national television program contributing to Jewish Life and Israel, airing weekly at 7:00pm EST / 4:00pm PST on Fridays, and 12:00pm EST / 9:00am PST on Saturdays.

The Shalom Show is also broadcast locally on ABC TV-25 Sundays at 12 noon in Palm Beach.

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Ambassador Ido Aharoni

Consul General of Israel in New York

Ambassador Ido Aharoni officially assumed the post of Consul General of Israel in New York in February 2011, after serving as Acting Consul General. He has been a member of Israel's Foreign Service since 1991. Amb. Aharoni represents the State of Israel throughout the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Upon completion of the Foreign Ministry's cadet program in 1993, Aharoni was appointed to serve under then Foreign Minister Shimon Peres. From 1994, Aharoni served at the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles, covering the Southwest region of the United States.

Prior to his arrival in New York, Aharoni served as a Policy Advisor to the Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem. From 2001-2005, Aharoni served as Consul for Media and Public Affairs at the Consulate General in New York, assuming the position several weeks before the terror attacks of 9/11. In 2006, he was appointed as Senior Advisor to Israel's Foreign Minister and Vice Prime Minister, in charge of media and public affairs. In September 2007, Aharoni was appointed to serve as the Head of Israel's Brand Management Team in Jerusalem.

Ido Aharoni served in the Israel Defense Forces during the first Lebanon war, and recently retired from military reserves, at the age of 48, as a Major (Ret).

Ambassador Aharoni has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Tel Aviv University with a joint-major in Film and Television, Sociology and Anthropology. He also has a Master's Degree in Mass Communications from Emerson College in Boston. 

About The Shalom Show

The Shalom Show is a public affairs TV program that broadcasts nationwide on Comcast, DirecTV, Time Warner, Brighthouse and other networks in all 50 states. The Shalom Show is proud to be recognized as the most credible, most widely broadcast, and longest running Jewish TV program on air since 1979. We reach over 9 million "unique viewers" per month in all age brackets and economic levels.

We have a successful track record especially due to the prominence of our guests and special events, bearing credibility and content that is important to our very receptive audience.

The Shalom Show contributes to Jewish Life and to Israel, presenting a broad spectrum of viewpoints on a range of in-depth topics such as politics, education, health, tourism and culture. Our program features prominent Jewish leadership, organizations, and our friends worldwide who recognize and share our values with a view to peace for all. Among featured guests are Israeli Prime Ministers Itzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, Benjamin Netanyahu, government ministers, members of Knesset, and many other leaders worldwide such as members of U.S. Congress, and experts such as Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The founder, producer and host of the Shalom Show, Richard Peritz, was born in London, England, immigrated to Israel in his youth, worked ten years for Israel Educational TV and then relocated to the USA to produce The Shalom Show and other programs. 

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