With just over a month before the official closing date, no one’s put up the “Going out of Business” sale signs at the Consulate General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region in Center City.
It’s too late to walk into the building and get a passport or visa — that now goes through the New York office — but just as important, Philadelphia will miss the many sponsored events that will cease once Consul General Yaron Sideman, Deputy Moran Birman and the staff vacate the premises Aug. 15.
For instance, on July 6, Kaplan Medical Center CEO Carlos Gruzman and chief cardiologist Professor Kobi George addressed a group of community leaders. Their goal was to raise awareness of Kaplan’s plans to build a state-of-the-art cardiac center in Rehovot, Israel within the next few years.
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