The South Suburban Cooperative Jewish Council cordially invites you to attend our Dessert Reception for our Twentieth Annual JUF Event on behalf of the 2018 Jewish United Fund Annual Campaign Sunday, May 21, 2017 6:45 PM


Temple Anshe Sholom a Beth Torah 20820 Western Avenue, Olympia Fields Couvert $18.00 per person

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Featuring Distinguished Speaker Ambassador David Roet Deputy Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations

Ambassador David Roet began serving as Israel's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in August 2013. Previously, he served as the Head of the Bureau for Personnel Training in the Israeli Military of Foreign Affairs from 2010 to 2013. He was responsible for developing and running training programs for the hundreds of diplomats serving the State of Israel worldwide, as well as recruiting new diplomats to the Foreign Service.

From 2004 to 2009, Ambassador Roet served as the Director of the US Consulate Department in the North American Affairs Division. In this capacity, he oversaw consulate activities including political affairs, public diplomacy and community liaisons.

From 1999 to 2004, Ambassador Roet served as Deputy Consul General at Israel's Consulate General to the Midwest in Chicago, representing 11 Midwest states. Ambassador Roet also held a number of other positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs including First Secretary for Political and Economic Affairs in Seoul, Korea (1992–1996), and Political Counselor in the South East Asia Division (1996–1999).

Ambassador Roet holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a Master's degree in Economics and Business Administration, also from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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