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Chief of Mission Daniel Rubinstein


The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem represents the United States in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip as an independent mission, with the Consul General serving as chief of mission. The Consulate General also provides services to American citizens in this district.

Daniel Rubinstein began his assignment as Consul General and Chief of Mission in Jerusalem on September 6, 2009. Previously, he served as Chief of the Civilian Observer Unit in the Multinational Force and Observers in Sinai, Egypt.

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service at the rank of Minister-Counselor, Rubinstein also served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan from 2005 to 2008. Previously, he served as Director of the Office of Israel and Palestinian Affairs in the Department of State from 2004 to 2005.

From 1989 to 2004, Rubinstein served in a number of other positions, including overseas tours of duty in Brasilia, Damascus, Tunis, Luanda, and Tel Aviv, as well as service with the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad. In Washington, he has served in the Bureaus of Near Eastern Affairs and Intelligence and Research.

Rubinstein is the recipient of the Herbert Salzman Award for Excellence in international Economic Performance, several Superior and Meritorious Honor Awards, and the Sinclair Language Award from the American Foreign Service Association. His foreign languages are Arabic, Hebrew, and Portuguese.

Rubinstein is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. He and his wife, Foreign Service Officer Julie Adams, have two sons.


Contact Information

Consulate General of the United States in Jerusalem
18 Agron Road
Jerusalem 94190

Mailing: P.O. Box 290, Jerusalem 91002

Phone: +972.2.622.7230
Fax: +972.2.625.9270

Email: UsConGenJerusalem@state.gov
Website:  http://jerusalem.usconsulate.gov