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David Breakstone

Deputy Chair of the Executive

David Breakstone

Deputy Chair of the Executive

Dr. David Breakstone is the Deputy Chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency. Prior to this position, he served as the vice chairman of the World Zionist Organization. With a Ph.D. from Hebrew University in Contemporary Jewry and Israel Education, David has also served as Associate Dean of the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies, Director of Ramah Programs in Israel, Director of the Pedagogic Center for Jewish Education at Hebrew University, and Founding Director of the Herzl Museum. He has also served as chair of the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel.

David has been a member of The Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors since 2001 and chairs its Small Jewish Communities Committee.