Connecting Israel and New Jersey

An Evening with Andrew Gross, Executive Director of the New Jersey-Israel Commission

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 7:15-8:30pm

Andrew H Gross is the Executive Director of the New Jersey – Israel Commission, overseeing the State’s relations with the State of Israel and the Commission’s objectives of promoting the development of trade, culture, and educational exchanges; encouraging the development of capital investment and joint business ventures; and fostering a spirit of cooperation between the citizens of the State of Israel and the State of New Jersey. Prior to his work at the Commission, Andrew served as the Director of Political Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York. In that role he advised Ambassadors Dani Dayan and Ido Aharoni during their respective tenures as Consul General and promoted bilateral ties between the United States and Israel with regional stakeholders.

Andrew was born in New York City, raised in Bergen County, and is a graduate of Ramapo High School. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, speaks conversational Spanish, and has a working knowledge of Hebrew and Arabic.


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