Emanuel Shahaf is a former senior official of the Prime Minister’s Office and serves as Vice Chairman of the Israel-Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Vice Chairman of the Israeli-German Society. Arieh Hess is a former director of the Zionist Council (המועצה הציונית) and served in senior positions in the Jewish Agency and the World Zionist Organization. They are co-chairmen of the Federation Movement (www.federation.org.il).
Our Voice of the Week is The Jerusalem Report interview with Yohanan Plesner, the President of the Israel Democracy Institute and a contributor to our upcoming edition of Fathom Journal: Israel at 70. The interview also features Dorit Beinisch, the former President of the Supreme Court of Israel. They discuss their belief that Israel can strike the right balance between being a strong democracy and a Jewish state.