Last Tuesday, a delegation from Agudath Israel of California met with the Israeli Consul General in Los Angeles, Sam Grundwerg. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss developments regarding religious pluralism in Israel.

Ambassador Grundwerg , who grew up in Miami and is an Orthodox Jew, warmly received the group and offered to be of help.

The meeting also included a discussion of Agudath Israel of America’s activities,¬†the political landscape in California, and Agudath Israel’s legislative accomplishments especially with regard to last year’s California anti-BDS legislation, and general religious freedom issues.

Agudath Israel of California’s chairman, Dr. Irving Lebovics, characterized the meeting as “… extremely positive”, and said, “we look forward to a special relationship with Ambassador Grundwerg¬†going forward.”