Dispatches from the network and updates from the Foundation.
WIF Alumni Goni Laufer Duchin and Baruch (Bobi) Marciano Gilburd (Class 29)
WIF Alum Gil Proaktor (Class 29)
Following the stabbing attack in Amman, Jordan, Israeli Ambassador to Jordan Eynat Shlain, WIF Alum (Class 11), met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the security guard who was injured in the attack. This video is shared via the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Facebook Page. We apologize that there is no audio and only subtitles.
The Wexner Foundation is proud to be expanding our work supporting public service leaders in Israel. In addition to our long-standing Wexner Israel Fellowship Program at Harvard, we are in the process of recruiting the inaugural cohort for the Wexner Senior Leadership Program (WSLP), an executive style program which will launch in the winter of 2015. Both of these initiatives leverage our close partnership with the Harvard Kennedy School and
The Wexner Israel Fellowship Alumni (WIFA) Institute is meeting as we go to press in Nazareth, Israel. The annual three day gathering is planned by alumni in conjunction with The Wexner Foundation staff. This year’s Institute is titled: “How Do We Create Public Policy for a Jewish and Democratic State in a Diverse Society?” The Institute began on Wednesday with greetings from Nazareth’s Mayor, the Honorable Mr. Ali Salam. Topics
Pictured: A number of the Wexner Israel Fellows in Class 25, currently studying at Harvard’s Kennedy School The Wexner Israel Fellowship Program is welcoming applications for the academic year of 2014-15 at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (HKS). The Program is designed for top-level Israeli public sector officials currently working in the civil service, in the public health sector, the IDF, and Israel’s third sector. Up to ten Israelis have
Wexner Israel Fellowship Class 25, with Harvard Faculty Chair Professor Brian Mandell, meet Robert Kraft at a preseason game for his NFL football team, the New England Patriots, in a room full of Super Bowl and other trophies. Class 25 of the Wexner Israel Fellowship kicked off their Harvard school year with the quintessential American experience last week: an American football game. Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots,
The Wexner Foundation is pleased to announce that Class 27 of the Wexner Israel Fellowship has been chosen for the upcoming year at the Harvard Kennedy School. Fellows will begin their year of studies for a Master’s in Public Administration this July, together with approximately 200 public sector leaders from 90 countries around the globe. Based at the Center for Public Leadership, where 100 fellows from 26 countries will come