Shahar Azani is the consul for media affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York. He has since been responsible for maintaining direct contact with American media in the tri-state area since 2011.
Prior to joining the Consulate in New York, Shahar served as deputy spokesperson at Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Israel’s consul for culture, media and public affairs in Los Angeles; and deputy ambassador at the Embassy of the State of Israel in Nairobi, Kenya. Shahar began working in the Foreign Ministry in 1998, where he served as assistant spokesperson at the Embassy of Israel in London and then spent a year at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ legal division’s department for international agreements and treaties.
Before joining the school of diplomacy in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Shahar practiced Law at Haim Zadok and Company, based in Tel Aviv. Shahar has a law degree (LLB) as well as an MBA.
Veteran diplomat Shahar Azani has argued for the Jewish state in boardrooms, summits, and conferences across the globe. Here, he takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour through the corridors of Israeli power. What are the challenges faced by the Jewish state? What are the solutions? And how can we help in this struggle for the truth and peace?.
Mr. Shahar Azani (6)
This short clip presents Mr. Shahar Azani, Mr. Bruce Backman and Dr. Simcha Leibovich answering questions from their audience about the recent war in Gaza and the protrayal of Israel in the media.
Dr. Simcha Leibovich (5)