Faculty 

 

Dr. Moran Yarchi - the Head of the Public Diplomacy Program
Moran Yarchi Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer at the Sammy Ofer School of Communications, and the Head of the Public Diplomacy program, at Reichman University, Israel. Her main fields of research are political communication, public diplomacy, media coverage of conflicts and terrorism, and new media. Moran’s studies had ranted her with various awards and scholarships including the: Nina Wain's Prize for public and international communication for 2012, the Inbar fund scholarship for 2013, the Hecht Prize for 2012-3, The ICA’s annual conference Mass Communication Division's top paper award 2014, and the NCA’s annual conference Mass Communication Division's top paper award 2015.
Tom Berman, COO at Act-IL.
Professional experience: officer in an armor unit of the IDF; Secretary General, Vice Chairperson & Chairperson of Reichman University Student Union; project manager in the Rishon Le-Zion municipality; operations project manager in Reichman University alumni association; currently COO of Act-IL
Education: B.A. in Government, Diplomacy & Strategy; M.A. in Public Policy - both from Reichman University
Yaniv Cohen, the CEO of the Abba Eban Institute of International Diplomacy
Professional Experience: about a decade of experience in as a senior associate, international corporate law, operations, strategy and development; 8-years' experience in Israel's security forces.
Previous role: Head of Development; America-Israel Friendship League;
Education: Harvard Business School (Global Business Leaders), MBA (International Program), LLB Law and B.A in Governance, Diplomacy and Strategy (Magna Cum Laude), all from Reichman University.
Major in the IDF Reserves.”

 

 

Angelina Kazmaier, the program’s academic coordinator
Angelina earned a BA in Communication (Summa Cum Laude) and is currently completing her M.A. in Government, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, both at Reichman University. Angelina is a fellow of the Public Diplomacy program (Class of 2019) and has been managing the program since her graduation. She has worked in various fields related to marketing, strategy and project management.

Mr. Ron Prosor, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy

Ambassador Ron Prosor is the head of the Abba Eban Institute of International Diplomacy at Reichman University and a distinguished fellow at the Hudson Institute. Prior to joining Reichman University, Prosor served as Israel’s 16th Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2011 - 2015.
In his more than two decades with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Prosor carved out an international reputation as one of Israel’s most distinguished diplomats. Between 2004 and 2007, Mr. Prosor served as the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, overseeing Israel’s 2005 disengagement from Gaza.
Subsequently, Mr. Prosor spent four years as Israel’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, where he earned plaudits for his articulate and forthright defense of Israel’s position, publishing numerous articles throughout the British press and addressing the widest possible range of audiences throughout the country.
Mr. Prosor’s previous overseas service has included roles in Washington, London and Bonn. Mr. Prosor was instrumental in establishing diplomatic relations behind the Iron Curtain following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. He was also a member of Israel’s delegation to the Wye River Summit talks in 1998 and served as the Minister-Counselor for Political Affairs at the Israeli Embassy in Washington. As an officer in the Artillery Division of the IDF, Mr. Prosor attained the rank of Major and completed the IDF Battalion Commanders course. He holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he graduated with distinction. A prolific writer and commentator, Mr. Prosor’s op-eds have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times, Ha'aretz, Yedioth Ahronoth and The Jerusalem Post. In 2017 Mr. Prosor was awarded The Scholar-Statesman Award by the Washington Institute of Near East Policy.

Ms. Miri Eisin

Miri Eisin served in the Israeli intelligence community and retired at the rank of full colonel in 2004. She served in diverse positions in the intelligence community, including serving as the S2 at the brigade level and G2 at the Division level, research department head, adjutant to the chief of staff and to the DMI.
Miri served as the Israeli Prime Minister's spokesperson from the second Lebanon war until the end of 2007.  She now teaches at Reichman University, is a fellow at the center for international communication at Bar Ilan University, and an associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism.
Miri is active in the Deborah Forum, WIIS and is a director in the Taub center for social policy research.
Miri holds a BA from Tel Aviv University in Middle Eastern studies and Political Science, an MA from Haifa University in Security studies and is a graduate of the Israeli national defense college

Dr. Gali Einav, Adelson School of Entrepreneurship Head of the UpStart Program
Dr. Gali Einav is Head of the International Undergraduate Program in Entrepreneurship and the "Upstart" Minor Track Program at the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at Reichman University.  She holds a PhD in Interactive Television from Columbia University. Gali has served as an Adjunct Professor of Digital Media at Reichman University since 2008 and teaches digital media at the Katz School of Marketing at Yeshiva University in NYC. Gali’s research interests include the impact of digital transformation on media industries and consumer behavior. Gali is an Advisory Board member for Nielsen Innovate, an early stage investment arm of Nielsen. Previously, she worked in the Business Planning and Development team at Canoe Ventures, a consortium of US cable operators developing interactive ad formats for live television. Prior to that, Dr. Einav led the Digital Insights and Innovations Research group at NBC Universal, overseeing strategic, business and consumer research across digital platforms.


Guest lecturers and workshops

 

IOTT Ltd

World leading experts of Tactical Intelligence, teach relevant background and proven abilities to maximize professional cooperation between manufacturers and operational units thus optimizing their performance.


ELNET

The European Leadership Network (ELNET) brings together leaders who believe in the importance of close relations between Europe and Israel, based on shared democratic values and common interests.

ELNET provides unique opportunities for mutual dialogue and encourages exchanges among policymakers from different political backgrounds. We facilitate in-depth policy discussions on key strategic issues and host high-level delegations to experience the realities on the ground.


ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It directs and coordinates the international activities conducted by the movement in armed conflicts and other situations of violence.

 

TIP

TIP In 2002, The Israel Project (TIP) was founded with one thing in mind: Securing Israel's future.

TIP is a non-partisan American educational organization dedicated to informing the media and public conversation about Israel – the only democratic, free state in the Middle East and the United States’ vital strategic partner.