Joe Hyams

Joe Hyams

Travels from Israel


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Between 2005-2019, Joe served as the CEO of HonestReporting, a USA 501c3 and Israeli non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting fair and accurate media coverage of Israel. Joe’s background with major communication firms including Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising informs his unique approach to driving change. He is regularly invited to speak on expert panels and to delegations visiting Israel on Missions, student groups, and community leadership seminars. Joe has received accolades for his lectures to various Jewish organizations and  is a registered member of Speaker’s Bureau at Jewish National Fund and Embassy of Israel.  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. 


  • Science, Technology & Innovation

  • US-Israel Relations

  • Middle Eastern Relations

  • Positively Israel & College Campuses

Popular Speeches

  • Media Bias: Strategic Threats and Opportunities
  • Digital Diplomacy & Communications Challenges including BDS
  • Israel and the US: Shared Vision Distinct Priorities
  • Inconvenient Truths: The Struggle to Reframe Attitudes toward Israel
  • My Personal StartUp Nation Story

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