Orni Petruschka is a a high tech entrepreneur operating in the alternative energy field. He co-founded Pythagoras Solar and Coriolis Wind, where he serves as co-CEO. He is a co-founder of Blue White Future and serves as the Israeli Chairman of the Abraham Fund Initiatives.
Gilead Sher is a lawyer, former brigade commander in the IDF, co-founder of Blue White Future and former Chief of Staff and Policy Coordinator for Prime Minister Ehud Barak. He was co-chief negotiator 1999-2001 at the Camp David summit and the Taba talks. His works include The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations, 1999-2001: Within Reach (2006).
Our Voice of the Week is a Brookings Institution Governance Studies panel discussing US foreign policy in the Middle East and examining how the Trump administration is likely to engage with critical issues and challenges over the next four years. Panellists include Yeganeh Torbati, State Department Correspondent for Reuters; Adel Abdel Ghafar, Brookings Visiting Fellow; John Hudak, Brookings Deputy Director and Senior Fellow; and Shibley Telhami, non-resident Senior Fellow.