Information for Journalists

The Press Office supports the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles by explaining the foreign policy of the State of Israel and the positions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to domestic journalists. The office also provides logistical support and expertise to the Consul General and other Ministry officials for events involving media coverage/participation.

Specifically, the Press Office responds to press queries, conducts media interviews, monitors media for breaking international events, and coordinates special press briefings and conference calls. They also support the Consul General’s public events in addition to those of other senior Ministry officials.
Contact the Office of Press Relations to:
  • Obtain and verify information on State of Israel policy positions
  • Attend press briefings and media events
  • Apply for a GPO pass
  • Ground Rules for Interviews

Hours of Office Operation:

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Friday
A Press Officer can be reached Monday through Friday during work hours by calling (323) 852-5544.

Interview Requests for Officials:

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Mailing Address:
Office of Press Relations
Consulate General of Israel
11766 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Press Accreditation Information:

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