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Placements 2012/13

There are 10 Fellows in the 2012/13 class. They have been placed in the following organizations here in Israel (to see a brief bio of each fellow click here):

Fellow   Placement
Ben Chail, Dana   Institute for Policy and Strategy
Cohen, Etan   Reut Institute
Ferman, Cynthia   The Media Line
Forsyth, Yoni   World Union of Jewish Students
Kosky Sachs, Mascha   UN Watch
Mitchell, Gabi   Shalem Center
Pinfold, Rob   Jewish Diplomatic Corps
Rozen, Avi   Reut Institute
Ryvchin, Alex   NGO Monitor
Shapiro, Ora   NGO Monitor

Past Placement Agencies

In addition to the above placements, IRF and Legacy Heritage Fellows have been placed in the following government agencies over the years:

  • Knesset
  • Office of the Prime Minister
  • National Security Council
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of Strategic Affairs
  • Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor
  • Ministry of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs
  • Supreme Court of Israel

... and in the following non-government agencies over the past few years:

  • International Counterterrorism Institute
  • Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
  • Headline Media
  • Institute for National Strategic Studies
  • Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)
  • Israel Democracy Institute (IDI)
  • MediaCentral
  • The Middle East Research Institute
  • Shalem Center
  • StandWithUs
  • The Israel Project
  • Global Research in International Affairs Center (GLORIA), Herzliya
  • The Jerusalem Post
  • Institute for Zionist Strategies
  • Dan Shomron Center, Kinneret College
  • Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies (JIIS)
  • Menachem Begin Heritage Center
  • Koteret Journalism School
  • The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPPI)
  • Druze Initiative

Fellows have also worked at the Office of EU Delegation to Israel

IRF and Legacy Heritage Fellows have also been placed in many positions in both Europe and North America. While the IRF now only places Fellows in Israel, here is a list of past placements abroad:


  • Embassy of Israel, Washington D.C.
  • Israel Mission to the United Nations
  • Israel Consulate, Los Angeles
  • Israel Consulate, New York
  • Jewish Council for Public Affairs
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • United States Congress
  • The Washington Times
  • America Israel Public affairs Committee (AIPAC)
  • American Foreign Policy Council
  • American Jewish Committee
  • Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • The Jewish Week, New York
  • Israel on Campus Coalition
  • American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise
  • B'nai B'rith International Center for Human Rights and Public Policy
  • World Jewish Congress (WJC)
  • The David Project

United Kingdom

  • Henry Jackson Society
  • Jewish Leadership Council, England
  • Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM)


  • European Jewish Congress
  • European Friends of Israel (EFI)
  • Transatlantic Institute
  • One Voice
  • Med Bridge Strategy Center
  • Jewish Community Vienna, Austria
  • Europe Near East Forum (ENF)
  • European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS)
  • The German Marshall Fund


  • Parliament, Canada
  • The Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy

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