Ayelet Shiloh Tamir
Director General, HaKeren L’Yedidut | Israel
Ayelet is the Director General of HaKeren L’Yedidut, The Fellowship’s operational arm, which implements programming in Israel, the former Soviet Union, and the rest of the Jewish world.
Ayelet’s service to the Jewish People began over 20 years ago when she started working for the Jewish Agency for Israel. As the Jewish Agency’s COO, she was responsible for all the organization’s operations in Israel and worldwide in the fields of Aliya, Israel education, and empowering Israeli society. Ms. Shiloh Tamir also served as the CEO of Masa Israel Journey for six years. During her time at MASA, she built the initiative into a leader in immersive experiences in Israel for young adults (18-30), including the introduction of internship programs for the first time in Israel, and growing the number of MASA participants from 5,000 to over 10,000 annually. Most recently, Ayelet served as the COO of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and as the CEO of Concert – Together for Israel.
Born and raised in Jerusalem. Ayelet worked as an attorney in the private sector before joining the professional Jewish world. Ayelet holds an LLB degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.