Shale Lapping has been active in Jewish organizations including both AIPAC and the Republican Jewish Coalition. He attended the University of Illinois as an undergraduate, then obtained an M.B.A. at McGill University in Montréal, and later a law degree from the University of Chicago. He has been a practicing lawyer and investment consultant. He is […]
A passionate and active Zionist, Andy Katlin and his family have been lifelong supporters of the State of Israel and Jewish causes. Andy was an executive in the outdoor sporting goods business. He is now volunteering as a docent at the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Andy attended the University of Miami and also earned a J.D. […]
Rabbi Daniel Olgin is a Jewish educator and Outreach professional. He also served as Synagogue educational director, a day school teacher and a congregational rabbi. as well as having been on the staff of Aish HaTorah of Cleveland. In 2005, he founded and directed The Jewish Experience at The Ohio State University. He also served […]
Victor Muslin is the founder of CU-Monitor, a board member of Alliance for Israel and a former leader of Columbia University’s chapter of Alums for Campus Fairness. He is a proud Zionist and supporter of Israel whose articles appeared in The Algemeiner, The Times of Israel, IsraellyCool, Columbia Spectator and Elder of Ziyon. Victor is a former software engineer and […]
Karys Rhea has served in various roles at Jewish organizations including the David Project, Jewish National Fund, CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis), the Gatestone Institute, the Middle East Forum, and Creative Community for Peace. Her writing has been featured in Commentary Magazine, the Jewish Journal, New York Daily News, Washington […]
Les Ulanow is an ardent supporter of Israel and Zionism. He is a former board member of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, the JCRC, and the JCC. Les is an active member of B’nai Tzedek and Beth El synagogues. He is a frequent advocate for victims of antisemitism, especially on college campuses. His other […]
Naomi Grant was the director of communications at a pro-Israel think tank. Now she is working on Master’s in International Relations. In college, she interned at the Jerusalem Post and held leadership positions at the University of Maryland Hillel. She graduated in 2019 with a double major in Government & Politics and Spanish.
Brian Blacher is an ardent Zionist with an interest in combating antisemitism on college campuses. He is a co-founder of “Shields of David”, an organization teaching young Jewish adults to better protect themselves from both physically and ideological assaults. Brian is an entrepreneur in the health and wellness industry. He earned two bronze medals in […]
Dr. Eli Ben-Moshe is a cofounder of “Shields of David”, an organization teaching young Jewish adults to better protect themselves from both physically and ideological assaults. He also volunteers with the Amigo’s Club and Lions Club. Dr. Ben-Moshe is an Optometrist in San Diego. He received degrees in Science and Phd in optometry from Pacific […]
Michele Lavon is a Zionist activist and community leader. A former leader for State of Israel Bonds, Young Jewish Professionals for The Columbus Jewish Federation as well as a previous board member on the Executive Board for Tifereth Israel Synagogue. Michele is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Broadcast Communications […]
Rabbi Cary Kozberg currently serves as Rabbi of Temple Sholom in Springfield Ohio. He also served as the Executive Director at the Hillel of the University of Texas at Austin. Rabbi Kozberg is a published author and poet. He is nationally recognized for his work on the spiritual and emotional challenges that face older adults […]
Glenn Taubman is a passionate supporter of Israel, who has been involved with a myriad of Jewish organizations. For many years he also served on the executive boards of his local synagogue and Jewish day school. His pro-Israel letters have been published in the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. Glenn is an attorney at […]
Ellen F. Heyman is a lifelong Zionist who has been a Board Member of the American Jewish International Relations Institute (AJIRI) and has been active in several other pro-Israel organizations, including the Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET). She also has worked on campaigns to counter antisemitism and anti-Israel propaganda. She received her B.A. from […]
David Meir-Levi is an American-born Israeli who dedicate much of his career to extensive lecturing about the Middle East conflict in universities, synagogues, churches and high schools. Most recently he lectured in the Department of History at San Jose State University and via Zoom at Clemson University (SC), University of Utah, San Francisco State University, […]
Julia Lutch has been a lifelong supporter of Israel and participated in the Sar-El Volunteers for Israel program. She is active in CAMERA. Her letters in support of Israel have appeared in many major newspapers. Julia worked in the financial industry. She received two BA degrees in Art History and English & American Literature from […]
J. Barry Gurdin, PhD, has been a professor and/or lecturer in the social sciences at universities and colleges in the United States of America, Canada, and Sweden. He has moderated a discussion about peace between a member of the Israeli Knesset and a Palestinian Mayor at The University of Chicago. Barry is active in the […]
Amy Rosenthal, MD, FACP, co-founded the North Carolina Coalition for Israel. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, and was Clinical Director of an institution of 5000 patients. Amy was also Medical Director of a clinic training hundreds of Duke residents. She graduated from the University of Maryland and went on to medical […]
Josh Ravitch founded or co-founded two nonprofit agencies, the North Carolina Coalition for Israel, and Friends of the Orange-Chatham Guardian Ad Litem Program. He is a past President of a synagogue with over 500 members, former Chair of the Chapel Hill Human Services Advisory Board, and currently serves on four nonprofit boards. Josh followed up […]
Lorraine Meehan’s focus over the past 10 years has been to educate the non-Jewish community on the Jewish origins of Christianity. She authored a 9-week inductive study, “The Jewish Roots of Christianity,” which challenges students to change the lens through which they see Tanakh, the Christian Bible, and Israel. Before moving to North Carolina, Lorraine […]
Andrew Gluck studied at the School of Visual Arts, becoming a nature photographer. Later he became a security supervisor with the NYC board of education. Andrew went on to become a law enforcement officer with a metropolitan department, retiring 30 years later as a State Law Enforcement Officer on a multi-agency task force.
Deborah Friedman is a passionate pro-Israel activist and Vice Chair of the North Carolina Coalition for Israel. Deborah originally came to Durham to create a marketing company promoting nutrition and fitness, with clients including Duke University. She was Director of Albert Sack Enterprises, and later worked to develop an online retail company with her own […]
Patricia Munter is co-founder of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Rochester for Israel. Before that, she worked for “Rolling Stone” magazine. Patricia has appeared on “The Larry King Show” and “The Today Show.” She attended the University of Vermont, NYU, and the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Johns Hopkins University. Currently, […]
Karen LichtBraun is a vocal Zionist activist, she leads Yad Yamin, a New York based grassroots movement that confronts antisemitism and anti-Zionism. Karen was a preschool educator and is an amateur photographer. She earned a BA in Political Science from Pace University, in New York City and an MS in Early Childhood Education from Mercy College in New York City.
Alice Lemos is a strong supporter of Israel and has confronted antisemitism for many years. She is on the board of the Jewish Pro-Life Foundation. Her articles published in American Thinker. Alice received BA in Spanish from Brooklyn College and a PhD in Spanish from Brown University and she speaks several languages.