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With over a decade of experience in media, marketing, and strategic communications, Joe Hyams is an eloquent and outspoken proponent and a leading figure in the field of Israel advocacy. Joe has trained thousands of people to effectively identify and counter anti-Israel bias.
Since 2005, Joe has been the CEO of HonestReporting, a USA 501c3 and Israeli non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting fair and accurate media coverage of Israel. HonestReporting’s goals are achieved through media monitoring, grassroots education, and the provision of services to journalists in the region. Under Joe’s leadership, HonestReporting has brought greater awareness to the power of media to influence and impact public policy and opinion.
Joe is regularly invited to speak on expert panels and to delegations visiting Israel on Missions, student groups, and community leadership seminars. He has received accolades for his lectures to Jewish Federations, AIPAC National Policy Conference, the Annual Herzliya Conference, as well as, school and community events across the USA, South America, Australia, Asia, and Israel. Joe is a guest lecturer on media bias to the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya’s Argov Fellows Program. He is a registered bureau speaker with the Embassy of Israel, Washington DC, and with the Jewish Federations of North America.
Joe holds a Masters degree and an MBA in Nonprofit Management from the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program & The Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. London born and educated, Joe made aliyah in 2000 and now lives in Beit Shemesh on the outskirts of Jerusalem with his wife and their six children.
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