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Name: Rubinstein, Daniel
Current Position: Ambassador

On September 6, 2009, Daniel Rubinstein replaced Jake Walles as the US Consul General and Chief of Mission in Jerusalem.

Daniel Rubinstein received his BA in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989.
Upon graduating, Rubinstein joined the US Foreign Service, where he served in Washington, D.C., Brasilia, Damascus, Tunis, Luanda, Tel Aviv, and Baghdad until 2004. In 2004-2005, Rubinstein acted as the Director of the Department of State’s Office of Israel and Palestinian Affairs. Between 2005 and 2008, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Amman, Jordan. In his most recent overseas assignment, before assuming the position of Consul General in Jerusalem, Rubinstein served as the Chief of the Civilian Observer Unit in the Multinational Forces and Observers in Sinai, Egypt.
Rubinstein speaks Arabic, Hebrew and Portuguese, and is married to Foreign Service Officer Julie Adams. They have two sons, Jonah and Simon.
The US does not maintain an embassy in Palestine, however the US Consulate in Jerusalem is geared towards Palestinian issues and has established a Virtual Presence Post for Gaza.

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