Pastor Mario Bramnick
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 part of the leadership of Pastor Guillermo Maldonado of King Jesus Ministries International and the Senior Pastor of New Wine Ministries in Cooper City as well as the Founder and President of the South Florida Pastors Network.
NATIONAL HISPANIC ADVISORY COUNCIL
Mr. Bramnick served as National Hispanic Advisory Council for the Donald J. Trump Campaign, attended weekly briefings with Alan Cobb, Director of Coalitions for the Donald J. Trump Campaign, and Jenny Korn, Republican National Committee Deputy Political Director. Mr. Bramnick has met with President-Elect Trump in several meetings where he discussed Hispanic Engagement. Mr. Bramnick was named as surrogate for Mr. 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 New, Fox Latino, Charisma News, Bloomberg News, Christianity Today En Español, Jewish Press and JTA. Mr. Bramnick has been an outspoken advocate amongst the Hispanic community for President-Elect Donald J. Trump. 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.
REPUBLICAN PLATFORM LANGUAGE
Mr. Bramnick was involved in working with the Campaign in the securing of strong pro-Israel language strengthening the Republican platform, which reinstated reference to an undivided Jerusalem.
ISRAEL POLICY FOR THE CAMPAIGN
Mr. Bramnick helped on the Israel Policy for the Donald J. Trump Campaign. Mr. Bramnick worked with David Friedman, Ambassador Designate to Israel and Jason Greenblatt, Co-Chair of the Israel Advisory Committee on the Israel Policy and engagement of pro-Israel Evangelicals in support of Mr. Trump. Additionally, Mr. Bramnick worked with Evangelical groups to get the vote out based on Mr. Trump’s strong pro-Israel stance.
NATIONAL HISPANIC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE (NHCLC)
Mr. Bramnick is Vice President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and the Florida Chapter Director. NHCLC/CONEL is the world’s largest Hispanic Christian organization. It serves as a representative voice for the more than 100 million Hispanic Evangelicals assembled in over 40,000 U.S. churches and another 500,000 congregations spread throughout the Spanish-speaking diaspora. Mr. Bramnick hosted a bipartisan Congressional Reception on Capitol Hill with 14 Senators and Congressmen and hosted Florida events including a pastor’s event with 500 Pastors with Governor Rick Scott.
HISPANIC ISRAEL LEADERSHIP COALITION (HILC)
Mr. Bramnick is President of the Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition, a subsidiary of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, the largest Hispanic “Pro-Israel, Pro-Jewish” organization in America with a vision to build a firewall against 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. See HILC website www.hispanicisraelcoalition.com. Mr. Bramnick works with top tier leadership from the Jewish Community and Christian pro-Israel Community and hosts approximately 24 events annually. HILC’s leaders lobbied on Capitol Hill against the Iranian deal and on the Anti BDS in Florida, Ohio and California. HILC has worked to counter Antisemitism and the Campaign to Delegitimize the Nation of Israel.
HILC LATIN AMERICAN INITIATIVE
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 cosponsored 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.
CARIBBEAN ISRAEL LEADERSHIP COALITION
HILC is coordinating Israeli Caribbean Economic Partnership Conferences and Israeli Caribbean Business Innovation and Technology Conferences with Caribbean Heads of State in Bermuda, Jamaica, Trinidad and the Bahamas to engage Caribbean nations in stronger economic and foreign policy relations with Israel.
WORK FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Part of HILC’s vision is to build bridges of reconciliation between Jew and Arab 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 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. He is hosting a weekly television program on Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Salsa Channel – Israel God’s Glory.
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.
Dr. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
Pastor Guillermo Maldonado, Co-Founder and Senior Pastor of King Jesus International Ministry
Jenny Korn, Republican National Committee Deputy Political Director
Alan Cobb, Director of Coalitions for the Donald J. Trump Campaign
David Friedman, Ambassador Designate to Israel
Jason Greenblatt, Executive Vice President of Trump International & Chief Legal Officer
Lourdes Aguirre, ERES America, Business Development Director, RNC Florida Coordinator
Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
Betty Ehrenberg, Executive Director, World Jewish Congress North America
William Daroff, Senior VP for Public Policy & Dir of the Washington office The Jewish Federations of North America
Chairman - CILC