NEW YORK (Aug. 27)
Major Reuven Dafni, of the Defense Army of Israel, has been appointed Israeli Consul for the West Coast with headquarters in Los Angeles, it was announced today.
Major Dafni, who has been serving with the Israeli Consulate General in New York as representative of the Israeli Defense Ministry, will assume his new post on October 1st. The West Coast consulate will be the second maintained in the United States by the Israeli Government. Major Dafni will have jurisdiction over Israeli consular activities In California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, and Nevada.