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Consul General Daniel Kutner

Consul General Daniel Kutner, the official representative of the State of Israel to the Mid Atlantic Region, including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Kentucky, West Virginia and Southern New Jersey.

In September, 2008, Daniel Kutner assumed the position of Consul General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States, based in Philadelphia. He is the official representative of the State of Israel to the Mid Atlantic Region, including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Kentucky, West Virginia and Southern New Jersey.

Prior to assuming his post as Consul General of Israel in Philadelphia, Mr. Kutner headed the Bureau for Economic and Strategic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Center for Political Research.

Daniel Kutner joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January 1983. His first post abroad was as Deputy Chief of Mission in Bolivia from 1986 to 1988. From 1988 to 1990, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Venezuela and as Consul for Academic Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York from 1996 to 1999. 

Mr. Kutner has held different positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Center for political research, including Director for Palestinian and Jordanian Affairs, Director of the Division for Egypt and North Africa, acting director of the Division for Syrian and Lebanese Affairs, and Senior Analyst for North Africa and Syria. 

Consul General Daniel Kutner 

Mr. Kutner holds an M.A. cum laude in History of the Muslim Countries (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1986) an M.A. cum laude in Political Science/National Security Studies (University of Haifa, 2005), and a dual-major B.A. in European History and Middle Eastern Studies (Hebrew University, 1977). He is a graduate of the National Security College (2005), the Senior Inter-Service Intelligence Course (2002) and other specialized programs.

Mr. Kutner was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and immigrated to Israel in 1973. He is married to Shirley and has two daughters, Maia and Adi.