Yehuda Yaacov

Consul General of Israel, New England

Yehuda Yaakov has served as the Consul General of Israel to New England since February 2014, and has focused since his arrival particularly on strengthening business, academic and social justice partnerships between Israel and New England. He is also regularly involved in region-based coexistence projects.

Consul General Yaakov has spent most of his diplomatic career on issues pertinent to Israel’s security, receiving the Israeli Foreign Ministry's award for excellence in 2012 for his work on the Iranian crisis. He has also served outside Israel in New York and New Zealand.