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The Tikvah Overseas Student Institute

For Yeshiva, Midrasha, and Post-High School Students in Israel |  חשון – סיון תשע"ט / Oct. 2018 – May 2019

Einat Wilf

Einat Wilf served as a member of the Israeli Parliament from 2010-2013 on behalf of the Labor and Independence parties.  She was the Chair of the Education, Sports and Culture Committee, Chair of the Knesset Sub-Committee for Israel and the Jewish People, and member of the influential Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in the 18th Knesset. She has also served as the Baye Foundation Adjunct Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, a Senior Fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute, Foreign Policy Advisor to Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres, a strategic consultant with McKinsey & Company, and as an Intelligence Officer in the Israel Defense Forces. Dr. Wilf has a BA in Government and Fine Arts from Harvard University, an MBA from INSEAD in France, and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Cambridge.  She is the author of six books, including Telling Our Story, a collection of essays on Israel, Zionism and the path to peace, and The War of Return on the perpetuation of the Palestinian refugee issue.