Travels from Israel
Contact JNF Speakers Bureau for availability or contact the speaker directly.
As Director of International Development of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, a Jewish National Fund-USA affiliate, David Lehrer passionately advances environmental cooperation between Israel and its neighbors in the Middle East. His research studies the cost of nature conservation in Israel. Previously, Lehrer leant his insights as a business consultant for kibbutzim and small businesses, and he has twice served as an emissary for the Jewish Agency for Israel in the United States. Lehrer is also a founder of the Alliance for Middle East Peace. Mr. Lehrer is a member of Kibbutz Ketura since 1981 and served as the Executive Director of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies from 2001 until August 2021.
JNF Action Areas
Middle Eastern Relations
Environmental Peace Making
Transboundary Water Management
The Cost of Protecting Nature in Israel
The Conflict Between the State of Israel and the Bedouin Community
Prepared introduction download here