Israeli supporters

Israelis who lend their voice and support to J Street in its mission to protect the future of Israel

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“J Street, I’ve been waiting for you all my adult life.”
– Israeli author Amos Oz


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Members Of Knesset Who Have Participated In Our Events

Members of the Knesset from across the political spectrum have participated in J Street events, recognizing our important place in the American pro-Israel community.

Our Israeli Supporters

A

Avner Azulay אבנר אזולאי Director, Marc Rich Foundation
Dr. Bernard Avishai ד״ר ברנרד אבישי Department of Business Management, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dr. Doron Avital ד״ר דורון אביטל Businessperson, Former MK, Kadima
Danny Atar דני עטר Chairman, Jewish National Fund
Ella Alkalai אלה אלקלעי CEO, IBI Investments
Zika Abzuk זיקה אבצוק Senior Executive, Cisco
Amb. Colette Avital קולט אביטל Former Deputy Speaker of Knesset, Labor
Yarom Ariav ירום אליאב Former Director General of Ministry of Treasury
Nino Abesadze נינו אבסדזה Journalist, Former MK, Kadima
Prof. Niv Ahituv פרופ׳ ניב אחיטוב Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University
Mika Almog מיקה אלמוג Writer, Columnist and Political Satirist

B

Amb Ilan Baruch אילן ברוך Former Israel Ambassador to South Africa
Iris Beck-Codner איריס בק-קודנר Executive Vice President, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Avraham Bigger אברהם ביגר General Manager, Bigger Investments
Gavri Bar-Gil גברי בר-גיל Businessperson
Avraham (Avrum) Burg אברהם (אברום) בורג Former Speaker of the Knesset, Labor
Gad Ben-Ari גד בן-ארי Business Consultant
Daniel Ben-Simon דניאל בן-סימון Former MK, Labor
Gadi Baltianski גדי בלטיאנסקי Director General of the Geneva Initiative
Oriella Ben-Zvi אוריאלה בן-צבי Businessperson
David Broza דויד ברוזה International musician
Dr. Yossi Beilin ד״ר יוסי ביילין Former Minister, Negotiator
Brigadier General (ret.) Shlomo Brom תא״ל במיל׳ שלמה ברום Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Security Studies
Nir Baram ניר ברעם Author

C

Moty Cristal מוטי קריסטל Founder and CEO of NEST

D

Major General (ret.) Udi Dekel תא״ל במיל׳ אודי דקל Deputy Director of the Institute for National Security Studies
Robi Damelin רובי דמלין Parents Circle – Families Forum
Nehemia Dagan נחמיה דגן Businessperson

E

Shlomit Ezron Yarkoni שלומית עזרון-ירקוני Consultant
Brigadier General (ret.) Uzi Eilam תא״ל במיל׳ עוזי אילם Former Director General of the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission

F

Prof. Menachem Fisch פרופ׳ מנחם פיש Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Tel Aviv University, Shalom Hartman Institute

G

David Grossman דוד גרוסמן Author
Boaz Gaon בועז גאון Playwright, journalist and political activist
Amb. Carmi Gilon כרמי גילון Former Head of Secret Service (Shabak)
Prof. Itzhak Galnoor פרופ׳ יצחק גלנור Department of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (emeritus)

H

Prof David Harel פרופ׳ דוד הראל The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel Prize Winner (2004)
Assaf Harlap אסף חרל״פ Businesperson, Board member & Co-founder of MEET (Middle East Education through Technology)
Anat Hoffman ענת הופמן Executive Director of the Israel Religious Action Center
Koby Huberman קובי הוברמן Businessperson, Founder of the Israeli Peace Initiative
Micha Harish מיכה חריש Former Minister of Industry and Trade
Rabbi Menachem Hacohen הרב מנחם הכהן Former MK for Labor

I

Prof. Eva Illouz פרופ׳ אווה אילוז Former President of Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

K

Prof Aviad Kleinberg פרופ׳ אביעד קליינברג Department of History, Tel Aviv University
Dani Karavan דני קרוון Artist
Rabbi Gilad Kariv הרב גלעד קריב Executive Director of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism
Adi Koll עדי קול Israeli social activist and former MK

L

Orna Lin ארנה לין Attorney
Eti Livni אתי לבני Lawyer, Former Deputy Speaker of Knesset, Shinui
Amb. Alon Liel אלון ליאל Former Director General of the Foreign Ministry
Prof. Menachem Lorberbaum פרופ׳ מנחם לורנבאום Department of Jewish Philosophy, Talmud and Kabbalah, Tel Aviv University, Shalom Hartman Institute

M

Rabbi Jair Melchior הרב יאיר מלכיאור Chief Rabbi of Denmark
Prof. Ron Margolin פרופ׳ רון מרגולין Department of Hebrew Culture, Tel Aviv University, Shalom Hartman Institute
Noa Maiman נועה מיימן Actress and Director
Scott Mortman סקוט מורטמן Businessperson
Shlomo Molla שלמה מולה Former MK, Kadima
Major General (ret.) Amram Mitzna אלוף במיל׳ עמרם מצנע Former Chairman of Labor party, MK, Mayor of Haifa
Amb. Yitzchak Mayer יצחק מאיר Former Israeli Ambassador to Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg

N

Achinoam Nini (Noa) אחינועם ניני International Musician
Boaz Nol בועז נול Entrepreneur, Social Leader

O

Haim (Jumas) Oron חיים (ג׳ומס) אורון Former Minister, Former MK and Chair of Meretz
Brigadier General (ret.) Israela Oron תא״ל במיל׳ ישראלה אורון Security Expert

P

Col. (ret.) Avi Patir אל״מ במיל׳ אבי פתיר Businessperson
Amb Avi Primor אבי פרימור President of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations
Ophir Pines-Paz אופיר פינס-פז Former Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister of Science, Culture & Sport
Dr. Omri Padan ד״ר עמרי פדן CEO, McDonalds Israel

R

Amb. Gad Ranon גד רנון Former Israeli Ambassador to Portugal
Haim Ramon חיים רמון Former Deputy Prime Minister

S

Eytan Schwartz איתן שוורץ Mayor’s Advisor for Foreign Affairs, Tel Aviv Municipality
Amb. Prof. Gabriela Shalev פרופ׳ גבריאלה שלו President of Ono Academic College, former Israeli Ambassador to the UN
Amb. Daniel Shek דניאל שק Former Israel Ambassador to France
Adv. Talia Sasson עו״ד טליה ששון Lawyer
Yehoshua Sobol יהושוע סובול Playwright, writer and director
Prof. Carlo Stranger פרופ׳ קרלו שטרנגר Psychologist, Tel Aviv University
Dr. Yael Sternhell ד״ר יעל שטרנהל Department of History and American Studies, Tel Aviv University
Prof. Aliza Shenar פרופ׳ עליזה שנהר Ambassador (ret.), Provost of the Max Stern Yezreel Valley College
Amos Sapir עמוס ספיר Businessperson
Amb. Prof. Shimon Shamir פרופ׳ שמעון שמיר Former Ambassador to Egypt
Noam Schalit נועם שליט Activist

T

Doron Tsabari דורון צברי Filmmaker
Prof. Yuli Tamir פרופ׳ יולי תמיר Former Minister of Education

W

Rabbi Levi Weiman-Kelman הרב לוי ויימן-קלמן Kol Haneshama Congregation
Ruth Wasserman Landau רות וסרמן-לנדאו Deputy Director General for International Affairs, Union of Local Authorities in Israel

Y

Major General (ret.) Danny Yatom אלוף במיל׳ דני יתום Former Director of the Mossad, former MK, Labor
Adv. Eldad Yaniv אלדד יניב Lawyer, Political activist

Z

Orit Zuaretz אורית זוארץ Former MK, Kadima
Assaf Zamir אסף זמיר Deputy Mayor Tel Aviv-Yaffo Municipality