Avi Weiss is the President of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel. He has been a member of the senior faculty of Bar-Ilan University since 1988 and served as Chair of the Economics Department (2005 and 2008). Weiss is the editor of The Economic Quarterly – the journal of the Israel Economic Association – and is an associate editor of Economic Inquiry. Weiss served as Chief Economist and Deputy General Director of the Israel Antitrust Authority (2003-2005) and has served as a member of several important governmental committees in Israel.
Our Voice of the Week is an address given by the President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Ambassador Dore Gold, titled The Trump Plan: The Failure of the Old Paradigm. Ambassador Gold assesses the Trump plan, claiming the plan addresses the shortcomings in previous US attempts to build lasting Israeli/Palestinian peace.