Last updated on: 11/16/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Avi Mayer Biography

Title:
Spokesperson to the International Media for the Jewish Agency for Israel
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“#Obama: The two state solution is the best and in many ways only way to secure a peaceful end to the conflict.”

Twitter post, twitter.com/AviMayer, Mar. 21, 2013

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Spokesperson (International Media), Jewish Agency for Israel, Sep. 2013-present
  • Director of New Media, Jewish Agency for Israel, Feb. 2011-Sep. 2013
  • Segment Host, Nekudah IL, Channel 10 (Israel), Nov. 2011-May 2012
  • Team Leader, North American Desk, Foreign Press Branch, IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, Israel Defense Forces (Israel), July 2009-Nov. 2010
  • Editor in Chief, Eretz Acheret (Israel), Jan. 2009-May 2009
  • Project Coordinator, Office of the President (Israel), Nov. 2008-Sep. 2008
  • Associate for Taglit-Birthright Israel, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, July 2008-Sep. 2008
  • Bronfman Fellow, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, July 2007-June 2008
  • Online Editor, Law and Politics Book Review, American Political Science Association, July 2005-May 2006
  • Washington Correspondent, Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), June 2005-Aug. 2005
  • Program Assistant, University of Maryland Hillel, Feb. 2005-May 2005
  • Teaching Assistant, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Maryland, Jan. 2005-May 2005
  • Media Fellow, The Israel Project, May 2004-Aug. 2004
  • Legislative Fellow, American Jewish Congress Office for Governmental and Public Affairs, Feb. 2004-May 2004
Education:
  • MA, Jewish Studies (Talmud and Jewish Law), Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem (expected graduation year 2017)
  • BA, Government, Politics, and Jewish Studies, University of Maryland, 2007
Other:
  • Twitter handle: @AviMayer
Quoted in:
  1. Is Anti-Zionism a Form of Anti-Semitism?