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FIDF Appoints New Senior Execs

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) have named Maj. Gen. (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir as National Executive Director, and Mr. Alan E. Scholnick as Chief Executive Officer.

Gen. Klifi-Amir joins FIDF after a 33-year Israeli military career, serving as Commander of the Givati Brigade, heading two divisions, and serving as the Deputy Chief of the Ground Forces Command. He was also Military Secretary to two prime ministers, including PM Netanyahu. Following his IDF service, Gen. Klifi-Amir has been a security consultant, specializing in national security and strategic planning for governments and agencies.

Alan E. Scholnick is a highly successful entrepreneur and real estate executive, with over 25 years of leadership experience that include notable achievements in the finance and aviation industries. He has been deeply involved as an active lay leader in Jewish communal life in multiple national philanthropic and not-for-profit organizations, including AIPAC.

They succeed National Director and CEO Emeritus, Maj. Gen. (Res.) Yitzhak (Jerry) Gershon, who has overseen six years of unprecedented organizational growth. FIDF raises approximately $85 million annually to support the well-being of Israel’s soldiers.

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