Leaders of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey recently visited Ambassador Dani Dayan, Israel’s consul general in New York, at his office. They discussed Ambassador Dayan’s vision of his role, goals, and objectives during his tenure in New York. They also spoke about strategies and how the federation and the consulate could work together with groups within and without the Jewish community to benefit Israel.

Standing, from left, are Jason Shames, the federation’s CEO; Bruce Brafman; Lee Lasher; the federation’s president; Jayne Petak; Ambassador Dani Dayan; the federation’s incoming president, Stephanie Goldman; Dan Shlufman; Ron Rosensweig, and Israel’s deputy consul general, Amir Sagie.  Roberta Abrams and Lori Fein, the director of the federation’s Jewish Community Relations Committee, are seated.