Naomi Chazan is a former Israeli Knesset Deputy Speaker, former Meretz MK and a leading human rights activist. She served as president of the New Israel Fund from 2008-2012. She is Professor Emerita of Political Science and African Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and currently serves as Dean of the School of Government and Society at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo and as Director of the Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem.
Our Voice of the Week is Dr Tamara Cofman Wittes, speaking at an IISS event in London, which asked: Is the US abandoning the Middle East? Dr Wittes is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The event was chaired by Emile Hokayem and took place on 4 March 2019.