• Member of the Executive

    Yossi Bachar

    Dr. Yossi Bachar is Chairman of Israel Discount Bank. In addition, he serves as Chair of the Governing Council of Haifa University and Chair of Stonehage Israel. Prior to his current position, he served as Director General of the Ministry of Finance from 2003 to 2007 and was responsible for the Bachar Reform in Israel's capital market. Dr. Bachar chairs The Jewish Agency's Audit Committee. He has served as a member of the Board of Governors since 2008.

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    Eli Barda

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  • Committee Member

    Gavri Bargil

    Gavri Bargil is the Past Secretary General of the Kibbutz Movement . He was born in Kibbutz Ramot Menashe in 1958. Following his extended military service Bargil underwent an intensive training program in the army to prepare him to serve as brigade commander. Between 1990 and 1996 he served as brigade commander holding the rank of lieutenant colonel.

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    David Barish

    David Barish, active in the Houston Jewish community, has served as President of the American Jewish Committee Houston Chapter and Chair of the Houston AIPAC Council. He currently serves on the boards of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, Bureau of Jewish Education, Friends of the IDF and Congregation Emanu El. An avid supporter of Israel, Barish serves on AIPAC’s National Council, is a member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel and is President of HonestReporting.com. David Barish is President & CEO of Chair King Backyard Store, the largest outdoor furniture retailer in Texas and President & Chairman of Fortunoff Backyard Stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Florida. He earned his PhD in Jewish History in Late Antiquity from Hebrew Union College in 1983. He is married to Linda Jayaram. Mr. Barish served as a Committee Member since 2009 and has been a member of the Board of Governors since 2010.

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    Oved Benozair

    Mr. Oved Benozair is a senior manager at the Shoval Group, which controls the Jerusalem Bank and other financial corporations. He also serves as a member of Tel Aviv University's Board of Directors and Board of Trustees and as Chair of the World Organization of Jews from Arab Countries. Mr. Benozair played a major role in the history of Israel's capital market and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. He has been a member of The Jewish Agency's Board of Governors since 2000.

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    Saby Behar

    Mr. Saby Behar is a real estate developer and CEO of General Stair Corporation. In addition, he is Financial Resource Development Chair and past President of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. He also currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE). In addition, Mr. Behar served in the Federation’s International Division, the Young Leadership Committee and in the Community Planning and Allocations Committee, the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. Mr. Behar has been a member of The Jewish Agency's Committee since 2009 and a member of the Board of Governors since 2012.

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    Margot Benstock

    Ms. Margot Fisch Benstock serves on the Women’s Philanthropy advisory board and as Chair of the ONAD Committee in her community of Pinellas County, Florida. She is also an active volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association and in 2009 received an award for her outstanding service. In the past, she served as the Women’s Co-Chair of The Jewish Federation of Pinellas County, Covenant Fund Chair, Founder and Chair of the Teen Council, and as Women’s President of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas County. She has served as a member of the Committee of The Jewish Agency since 2009 and has been a member of the Board of Governors since 2011.

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    Member of the Board of Governors

    Debbie Berman

    Debbie L. Berman is a member of the board of directors of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF/JF). She also chairs JUF/JF’s Israel and Overseas Commission and serves as a committee member on the JUF/JF Overall Planning and Allocations Committee, Leadership Development Advisory Committee and the Lawyers Division Leadership Cabinet. In the past, she has served as a vice chair of JUF/JF and as a member on several other committees.

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    Associate Member of the Board of Governors

    Tova Ben Dov

    Ms. Tova Ben Dov is Chair of the Executive of World WIZO. In the past, she served as a member of the Executive of WIZO Israel and as Chair of Women's Training, Chair of Public Relations, Chair of the Assets, Buildings and Development, Vice Chair of Fund Raising, Treasurer of World WIZO and Vice Chair of the Executive. Ms. Ben Dov spent three years on a mission in South Africa, where she established new WIZO groups and raised funds. She studied political science, business administration and real estate. She has been an Associate Member of The Jewish Agency's Board of Governors since 2004.

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    Richard Bernstein

    Mr. Richard N. Bernstein is a senior of counsel with the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, PA in Miami, Florida, specializing in business transactional law, mergers and acquisitions, international law and private and public finance. Mr. Bernstein was listed in the prestigious The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2012 editions. He is chairman of United Israel Appeal (UIA) and member of the boards of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the American Associates of Ben Gurion University and the Dutch Jewish Humanitarian Fund. Mr. Bernstein has been a member of The Jewish Agency's Board of Governors since 1998. Between 2002 and 2004 he served as a Committee Member.

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