Board of Governors

Professor Naomi Chazan
Former Knesset member. Head, School of Government and Society, Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo. More...

Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor
Raphael Cohen-Almagor received his D. Phil. in political theory from Oxford University (1991). More..

Justice Dalia Dorner
Judge, District Court of Be’er Sheva (appellate level of the Israeli judiciary) 1979-1984; Judge, District Court of Jerusalem 1984-1994; Justice, Supreme Court of Israel since 1994. More...
Dalia Dorner's Biography (Wikipedia-Hebrew)

Professor Asa Kasher
Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair In Professional Ethics and Philosophy of Practice, Tel Aviv University. More...

Professor Aharon Kelerman
Former Vice-President, the University of Haifa. Professor, Department of Geography. More... (CV)


Rabbi Uri Regev
Rabbi Uri Regev is an internationally renowned leader and advocate of the liberal movements of Judaism in his native Israel and around the world. He is president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, a global umbrella organization of the Progressive, Reform, Liberal and Reconstructionist movements, serving more than 1,200 congregations and communities in 42 countries on six continents. More...

Professor Yedidya Stern
Senior lecturer, former Dean,  Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law. More... (Hebrew)


Professor Bernard Susser

Bernard (Baruch) Susser is The Senator Paterson Professor of Politics at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. After receiving his Ph.D. from Columbia University he immigrated to Israel (1969) where is lives with his wife Susan and three children. More...
Mr. Gil Weizer
Acting as chairman/director of the following companies:  Fundtech, BBP, Formula systems, Optibase, Clicksoftware and Carmel, Previously was with Tescom, Regisoft, VKB and Safebit. Have been the Acting Vice Chairman for ORAMA –
International investment Banking group and board member of Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (2002-4).
Mr. Gad Yaakobi
Former Minister of Economics, Communications and Transportation. Retired Knesset member. More... (Hebrew)
Professor Ephraim Yaar
Ephraim Yuchtman-Yaar is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Social Psychology at Tel Aviv University and Director of the Evens Program in conflict Resolution and Mediation. He served formerly as the Dean of the Social Science Faculty, Head of the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research (TSC), and the incumbent of the Rapoport Chair in the Sociology of Labor.

Dr. Shimshon Zelniker
Dr. Shimshon Zelniker is the current director of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. (The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute plays a similar role to the Center for Advanced Studies at Princeton University.) Earlier he served as Special Advisor to Prime Minister Shimon Peres and as Chairman of the Israeli Program of the Center for Foreign PolicyOptions. More...

Professor Ben-Zion Zilberfarb
Prof. Ben-Zion Zilberfarb, Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University and the School of Banking and Capital Markets at Netanya Academic College, had served as the chairman of the Economics department and as Dean of the Faculty for Social Sciences at Bar-Ilan University. He was the head of the Economic Planning Authority of the Israeli government (1982 –1985) and the Director General of the Ministry of Finance (1998 – 1999). He has published over 55 articles in academic journals and three books. In addition, he is a board member of several public and private companies and has served as a consultant to various government agencies and private financial institutions.