Israeli Figures behind the Geneva Initiative

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Col. (Ret.) Shaul Arieli Arie Arnon Colette Avital Gadi Baltiansky
Member of the Council for Peace and Security, formerly IDF Brigade Commander in the Gaza Strip and head of the Peace Administration under the Barak government Professor of Economics at Ben Gurion University, Senior Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Former Member of Knesset, served as Ambassador to Portugal and as Consul General in New York City Geneva Initiative-Israel Director General, former Spokesman for PM Ehud Barak
Uzi Baram Dr. Yossi Beilin Haim Ben-Shahar Yochi Brandes
Former Minister of Tourism, former Secretary General of the Labor Party Former Member of Knesset, former Minister of Justice, former Chairman of the Meretz party Professor of Economics, former President of Tel Aviv University Author, lecturer and journalist
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Shlomo Brom Avraham Burg Eitan Cabel Dr. Naomi Chazan
Member of the Council for Peace and Security, former Deputy Commander of the IDF Strategic Planning Division Former member of Knesset, Speaker of the 15th Knesset, former Chairman of the Jewish Agency Member of Knesset, General Manager of the Labor Party, former minister without a portfolio Professor of Political Science, former MK, co-founder of the Israel Women's Network
Adi Eldar Yitzhak Frankenthal David Glass Tzvia Greenfield
Mayor of Karmiel, Chairman of the Israel Local Authorities Union Founder and Manager of the Arik Institute for Reconciliation Tolerance & Peace, founder of the "Parents Circle - Legal and Political Advisor to the Shas party, former MK Author, columnist and educator
David Grossman Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Giora Inbar Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Doron Kadmiel Boaz Karni
Author CEO of KMN Holdings, former IDF commander of the South Lebanon liaison division Former chief commander of artillery ECF Treasurer and co-founder, Chairman of the Board for H.L. Education for Peace (The Geneva Initiative)
Judith Katzir David Kimche Dr. Menachem Klein Maj. Gen. (ret.) Shlomo Lahat
Author, editor and teacher Former Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ex-Mossad executive Senior Lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, expert on Jerusalem Former Mayor of Tel Aviv
Dov Lautman Daniel Levy Amnon Lipkin Shahak Talia Livni
Businessman, former head of the Israel Manufacturers Association Former advisor on Jerusalem affairs in the Prime Minister’s Office, member of the negotiating team during the Taba talks Former IDF Chief of Staff, former Transportation Minister Attorney, President of Na'amat women's movement
Eti Livni Amram Mitzna Chaim Oron Brig. Gen. (ret.) Israela Oron
Former Deputy Speaker of Knesset, former Chairperson of the Knesset Committee on the Status of Women Gen (Res.), Mayor of Yeruham, formerly Mayor of Haifa and Labor Party Chairman Member of Knesset, Chairman of the Meretz party Former Deputy National Security Advisor at the NSC, former Head of the IDF’s Women’s Corps
Amos Oz Brig. Gen. (ret.) Ilan Paz Ophir Pines-Paz Avi Primor
Author, Professor of Literature Former head of the IDF Civil Administration, former brigade commander in the West Bank Member of Knesset, Chairman of the Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee, former Minister of Interior Former Ambassador to Germany, Director of the Center for European Studies at IDC Herzliya
Dr. Ron Pundak Dalia Rabin Mossi Raz Alik Ron
Director General of the Peres Center for Peace Head of the Rabin Institute, formerly an MK and Deputy Defense Minister Former Member of Knesset, former Director General of Peace Now Former Commander of the Northern Police District
Nechama Ronen Gideon Samet Dr. Alla Shainskaya Avi Shaked
Likud Central Committee Member, formerly an MK and Director General of the Environmental Protection Ministry Author, journalist and columnist, former Deputy Editor of the Ha'aretz daily Lecturer at the Weizmann Institute's Department of Biological Services, board member for B'Tselem Leading businessman, Member of the Board of Trustees at Tel Aviv University
Avraham Shalom Prof. Alice Shalvi Gideon Sheffer Prof. Aliza Shenhar
Former Director of the Shin Bet General Security Service Prominent feminist, founder of the Israel Women's Network Gen. (Res.). Former head of the IDF Manpower Division and former director of the National Security Council President of the Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel, former Ambassador to Russia, former Rector of the
Zeev Sternhal Dror Sternschuss Itzik Sudri Yuli Tamir
Prominent historian, former Chair of Political Science at the Hebrew University, columnist Chairman of Agenda - Israeli Center for Strategic Communications, former PR executive Former Shas spokesman Former Minister of Education, Prof. of Philosophy and Education, former Minister of Absorption
Yonatan Touval Prof. Ze'ev Tzahor Dr. Tzvia Valdan Avshalom Vilan
Policy Analyst with the ECF, former assistant to the President of The Jerusalem Foundation Sapir College President Linguist Former Member of Knesset, co-founder of Peace Now, former Kibbutz Artzi seceretary

Dr. Einat Wilf A.B. Yehoshua Yossi Yonah  
Writer, former Foreign Policy Advisor to the Vice Premier Author Associate Lecturer at Ben Gurion University, Senior Fellow at Jerusalem's Van Leer Institute