Public figures and leading personalities in Israel have joined New Israel Fund’s International Council. They include the author Amos Oz, Prof. Aaron Ciechanover, the Nobel Prize Chemistry laureate, former Attorney General Adv. Michael Ben Yair, writer Roni Somekh, theater director Doron Tzabari, former head of the Civil Administration Brigadier-General (res.) Ilan Paz, former Knesset Speaker Avram Burg. The Israeli chairperson of the Council is Adv. Talia Sasson.
On joining the Council, Amos Oz told Ha’aretz ‘They asked me to join and I saw no reason to refuse. I want to help them’.
Members of the International Council take an active part in the work of NIF through involved in its activities and support the work of civil society in Israel. The new members of the International Council we officially unveiled at a high-profile event in Tel Aviv as part of NIF’s recent International Board meeting.
The brochure which details the Israeli International Council members can be downloaded from here.
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