Elise Feuerstein Karras is a lifelong Zionist. Her wake up call to get involved in Jewish activism was in response to numerous Jew-hatred incidents in NYC and the weak and ineffective response of rabbis and Jewish leaders. Professionally she has been a practicing gerontological social worker. Elise received a Master of Social Work degree from […]
Linda McGrath is a pro-Israel social activist and a board member of NH4Israel, an organization dedicated to educating the public about Israel. She also served as Vice President and fundraising chairman for her synagogue, and youth group director of Young Judaea. Linda has been a pharmacist for over 40 years. Linda is a graduate of […]
Ken Kowalchek has been an area advocate for Israel and has served on the Board of NH4Israel for over a decade. He is a member of the Israel Affairs Committee at Temple Israel, Portsmouth. Ken had a long career with the U.S. Foreign Service, residing in Africa, India and Europe. Ken received a BS from […]
Brian Grodman is an ardent supporter of Israel He has served as director of NH4Israel, and on the executive committee for the Jewish Federation of New Hampshire. He was board director of the national Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and represents the ZOA on Boston’s Jewish Community Relations Committee Council (JCRC). Brian also serves on […]
Dorene Weisberg is a passionate pro-Israel supporter of Israel, active with several Jewish organizations including StandWithUs and CAMERA. Served on the Board of Directors of ZOA-Michigan, and Co-Founded and Co-President of Michigan Jewish Action Council (MJAC). Dorene is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
Ed Kohl is a long time Jewish activist in several organizations including StandWithUs and CAMERA. Member of the Executive Board of ZOA-Michigan, recipient of Michigan Balfour award. Past president and active board member of Adat Shalom Synagogue. Co-President of Michigan Jewish Action Council (MJAC). Ed received a BS in aeronautical engineering from Boston University.
Mark Melmed has been a Jewish activist working in the community and pro-Israel activities. He has chaired various educational, youth, religious, social, and cemetery committees, in his synagogues and his local Federation. Mark is an active supporter of AFMDA, ZOA, Friends of Israel, AIPAC, VFI, CUFI, and the Kaplan Medical Center. Mark received a degree […]
Albert Algazi has been an activist in various Jewish and Christian organizations including ZOA, CAMERA, CUFI (Christians United For Israel). He is currently the chair of the Israel Forum of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Albert has authored several articles about Israel and the dispossession of Jews from Arab lands. He is a licensed professional engineer and […]
Alan Agree is a passionate advocate for Israel who has organized Israel Bond campaign and events in support of Christian groups who support Israel. Alan is a Co-founder of Israel Forum in Bucks County Pennsylvania. Professionally he was an Analyst Chemist. Alan received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania,and M.S. in chemistry […]
Stephen Gerzof, M.D. is a social activist, Interventional Radiologist, Professor of Radiology at Tufts Medical School, and Consultant in Medicine at the West Roxbury VA. He developed non-operative treatments for abdominal abscesses and pancreatitis. His seminal work, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, had a significant impact on the practice of medicine and […]
Richard L. Cravatts, PhD is a professor and author of four books, including Dispatches From the Campus War Against Israel and Jews. He is President Emeritus of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), an organization with 30,000 members worldwide. Richard has published over 500 articles, on campus anti-Semitism, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and higher […]
Bertram Cohen is a passionate and active Zionist. He developed Jewish/Zionist programs in the Poughkeepsie Jewish Community. Bertram has written extensively about the environment, and advanced energy technologies. He is a former engineer at IBM and the U.S Army. Bertram received a degree in physics from Brooklyn College and a degree in Electrical Engineering from […]
Sam Bierstock is a strong supporter of Israel and a recipient of the George Washington Honor Medal Freedoms Foundation for his work on behalf of US veterans. He is an ophthalmic surgeon and an electrical engineer and he served as Chief Medical Officer of several international healthcare technology corporate entities. He is also the author […]
Dianne Lazer served in several leadership roles at her synagogue, and recently volunteered on an Israeli army base through the Volunteers for Israel (VFI) organization. Dianne is a speech-language pathologist. She received her BA degree from The Ohio State University and a MA degree from Hofstra University.
Gloria Back is an ardent supporter of Israel and was recognized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey’s (JCRC) for volunteering her time to educate and mobilize the Jewish community on behalf of Israel. As an active member of Congregation Beth El, she was instrumental in developing and implementing the College Connection […]
Martin Sklar is an activist and supporter of Israel and several Jewish organizations including AFDMA, CAMERA, CUFI, IDF, IFCJ among others. Martin was the President of B’nai B’rith Technology Unit. He is an inventor and successful entrepreneur in the medical device industry. He founded AblaCor™ Medical Corporation to develop an innovative ablation catheter that Is designed to advance […]
Jeffrey Kraines, M.D. has been a senior healthcare executive in the managed care, pharma/biotech, consulting, and product innovation industries in addition to his clinical experience practicing internal medicine and rheumatology. He holds degrees from Wesleyan University and the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Kraines is President of the William P. Goldman & […]
George Flesh, M.D. served as president of Westwood Village Synagogue in Los Angeles and former vice chair of Doctors Division of United Jewish Appeal in Los Angeles. He was chief of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates for 21 years. He is emeritus clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology […]
Carol Denbo is an educator and social activist. She worked in corporate sales in the legal publishing business. She founded her own business — teaching English as a second language to foreign employees. Carol also tutored in English to school children in Haifa, Israel. Ms. Denbo is a graduate of the MacDonald’s Teacher College of […]
Dr. Charles Jacobs is a Jewish human rights activist and a journalist. He co-founded the Boston branch of CAMERA (the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America), the American Anti-Slavery Group, The David Project, and Americans for Peace and Tolerance. Charles helped redeem African slaves from bondage in Sudan for which he received the Boston Freedom Award from Coretta Scott […]
Avi Goldwasser is the co-founder of The David Project, an organization dedicated to supporting Jewish students on campus. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Jewish Committee in Boston, the Boston JCRC (Jewish Community Relations Council), and the Boston Bureau of Jewish Education. Avi has produced several films, including the award-winning […]