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Israel in the Present Tense

Saturday, December 22, 2018 14 Tevet 5779

12:30 PM - 1:30 PMASBI

Israel in the Present Tense with Ariella Rada
Shabbat, December 22, 12:30 PM

Join Ariella Rada, Consul for Academic and Community Affairs, to hear about her personal journey from Ethiopia to Israel, what was happening in Israel at the time, and her role as a diplomat in the Midwest.

Ariella Rada has been Consul for Academic and Community Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest since August of 2018. Rada joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2015. In 2016, Rada was appointed as the deputy chief of mission (DCM) of the Israeli embassy to Peru, where she was responsible for politics, press, culture and international aid. In addition to English and Hebrew, she also speaks Spanish and Amharic. Rada earned a B.A in Government, Diplomacy & Strategy and an M.A. in Conflict Resolution at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC).

Rada was born to a Jewish family in Ethiopia and immigrated to Israel with her family in 1984. She grew up in the southern city of Beer-Sheba. In the army, she served as a commander of soldiers and trained new recruits. In her spare time, Rada loves reading books, traveling, and singing.







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