The Center for Liberal Democracy

IDEA: The Center for Liberal Democracy, was established in 2017 to promote a liberal democratic agenda among the public sphere in Israel.
IDEA works toward establishing long-term infrastructure for the political liberal democratic camp in Israel, by developing a network of leaders who hold senior public positions

ALUMNI
NETWORK

IDEA’s Alumni Network includes over 200 individuals who have attended one or more of its thinking groups or training programs. All alumni hold senior public positions in various realms ranging from civil society to local government; national government ministries; the media; arts and culture; the private sector; and political parties

The Alumni Network is a political home and base for professional development, through which various forums and working groups operate. The network’s activities focus on offering alumni diverse platforms and tools to effectively implement shared political work.

IDEA WORKS WITH PUBLIC OFFICIALS IN VARIOUS REALMS

Civil society
organizations

Local government and national ministries

Media, arts, and culture

The private sector

Political parties

IDEA’s Staff

Noam Vidan

Director of IDEA

Eyal Vardi

Chief Operating Officer

Nadav Bigelman

Director of IDEA’s Alumni Network

Fainy Sukenik

Director of Haredi Department

Roni Gueron

Educational Coordinator

Gili Ramon

Coordinator of the Nativ Program and Lighthouse Project

Sharon Gradshtein

Office Manager

Executive Board

Dr. Hillel Ben-Sasson

Executive Director of LDAN

Itzik Yahav

President and Co-Founder of the Yuval Noah Harari International Office, Yahav-Harari Group LTD

נילי צור

Nili Zur

CEO of Sinopsis Group

Dr. Nasreen Hadad Haj-Yahya

Director of the Israel Democracy Institute’s Arab-Jewish Relations Program

Yael Neeman, attorney at law

CEO of the Lautman Foundation

Hadas Daniely Yelin

CEO of the Kibbutz Movement
and member of Kibbutz Yagur

Roee Lavie

Be’er Sheva Municipal Architect

Academic Council

Professor Yuli Tamir

President of Beit Berl College; former Minister of Education

Professor Moshe Halbertal

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; New York University

Prof. emeritus Eyal Naveh

Tel Aviv University and Kibbutzim College

Dr. Ameer Fakhouri

University of Haifa; Neve Shalom School for Peace

Dr. Varda Shiffer

Senior Research Fellow The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

Dr. Doron Navot

University of Haifa

Professor Yuli Tamir

President, Beit Berl College; former minister of education

Professor Moshe Halbertal

NYU

Dr. Ameer Fakhouri

President, Beit Berl College; former minister of education

Prof. emeritus Eyal Naveh

Tel Aviv University and Kibbutzim College

ורדה שיפר

עמיתת מחקר בכירה, מכון ון ליר בירושלים

Dr. Doron Navot

University of Haifa

IDEA IS SUPPORTED BY PRIVATE DONORS AND FOUNDATIONS
THAT SEEK TO PROMOTE LIBERAL DEMOCRACY IN ISRAEL