Pastor Mario Bramnick Bio
Chairman and President of LCI
Mario Bramnick graduated with honors from the University of Miami in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Degree and with a Juris Doctorate Degree of Law from the University of Miami in 1982. He has practiced law in the field of Commercial Law and Civil Litigation. Mr. Bramnick was born in Cuba and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Mr. Bramnick is Chairman of the Board and President of the Latino Coalition for Israel, with a vision to establish the largest Hispanic Pro-Israel organization in America to combat the Global rise of Antisemitism and raise awareness of the critical intersection of Israel and America’s future. Mr. Bramnick has had numerous articles published on JNS.org, Christian News, US News Wire, Charisma Magazine, Christianity Today, Algemeiner, Breaking Christian News and Breaking Israel News. Part of Latino Coalition for Israel’s vision is to build bridges of reconciliation between Jews and Arabs to create a firewall of protection against the persecution of the Arab Christians throughout the Middle East. Mr. Bramnick hosted an event in the United Nations on the Persecuted Christian in the Middle East and has mobilized lobbying for Safe Haven in the Nineveh Plains for Iraqi Christians.
Mr. Bramnick served as National Hispanic Advisory Council for the Donald J. Trump Campaign. Mr. Bramnick has been named as surrogate for President Trump and was interviewed on behalf of the Campaign on several English and Spanish news media outlets including Univision, Telemundo, CNN En Español, Fusion, MSNBC, Time Magazine, The Hill, Associated Press News, Fox Latino, Charisma News, Bloomberg News, Christianity Today En Español, Jewish Press and JTA. Mr. Bramnick officiated four invocations for Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence at their campaign rallies and spoke at one of the town hall meetings with Mr. Trump and Hispanic supporters. Mr. Bramnick was involved in the securing of strong pro-Israel language strengthening the Republican platform, which reinstated reference to an undivided Jerusalem. See link. HTTP://WWW.ALGEMEINER.COM/2016/07/14/THE-STORY-BEHIND-THE-GOPS-ANTI-TWO-STATE-PLATFORM/
Mr. Bramnick worked with David Friedman, Ambassador to Israel and Jason Greenblatt, Special Representative for International Negotiations, Trump Administration on Israel policy for the Campaign. http://www.charismanews.com/politics/elections/61027-exclusive-how-the-most-pro-israel-agenda-ever-was-crafted
Mr. Bramnick works with top tier leadership from the Jewish Community and Christian pro-Israel Community and hosted approximately 24 events annually. Mr. Bramnick has coordinated lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill against the Iranian deal and on the Anti BDS in Florida, Ohio and California.
Mr. Bramnick has convened a group of Evangelical leaders representing tens of millions of Evangelicals to mobilize grass root efforts, lobbying and diplomacy in support of strong U.S./Israel relations and in support of U.S./Israel policy, to act as a bridge between Israel and the Administration. Approximately 70 Evangelical leaders gathered in Washington D.C. to meet with David Friedman, President Trump’s nominee for Ambassador to Israel. This group of leaders additionally met with Ambassador Ron Dermer and Mr. Bramnick will continue to convene the group when needed to mobilize Evangelical grass root efforts in support of strong U.S./Israel relations.
Mr. Bramnick served as the President of the Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition (HILC) and Vice President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) from March 2015 – May 2017 to raise up Pro-Israel Latino organization in America.
On July 16-18, 2016, Mr. Bramnick co-hosted the historic Global Forum Combatting Antisemitism in Latin America, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This historic event was co-sponsored by the Latin American World Jewish Congress and the Israel Foreign Ministry with 250 delegates from 17 nations with Christian and Jewish Leadership. This included the Vice President of Argentina, Supreme Court Justice of Colombia and the President of the House of Representatives of Uruguay. Mr. Bramnick will be hosting events throughout Central and South America working with key governmental leadership and church leadership including Uruguay, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. HTTP://WWW.ISRAELNATIONALNEWS.COM/GENERIC/GENERIC/SENDPRINT?PRINT=1&TYPE=0&ITEM=215170
Mr. Bramnick is the Chairman of the Board of Caribbean Israel Leadership Coalition, LCI’s affiliate, coordinated Israeli Caribbean Economic Partnership Conferences and Israeli Caribbean Business Innovation and Technology Conferences with Caribbean Heads of State to engage Caribbean nations in stronger economic and foreign policy relations with Israel.
Mr. Bramnick coordinated three historic Latino-Jewish Roundtable events with top tier Hispanic Evangelical and Jewish leadership and established a Latino-Jewish Task Force that will bridge the Hispanic and Jewish communities on a national basis to strengthen mutual understanding, build relationships, foster cooperation and advance pro-Israel activism.
Mr. Bramnick addressed the United Nations as the keynote speaker on Global Anti-Semitism: A Threat to International Peace and Security. Mr. Bramnick has received the Tikvah L’Olam Award from B’nai Zion Foundation, a foundation that supports humanitarian projects in Israel that improve the lives of thousands in need and an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Consulate General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico.
Mr. Bramnick and his wife Maria Asela have been married for 25 years with 6 children all of whom were homeschooled through primary and secondary education.