Get an exclusive inside look into Israel’s latest innovations, challenges, and opportunities with Nir Barkat, Likud member of the Knesset, mayor of Jerusalem from 2008 to 2018, and Israeli businessman. He will be in conversation with Daniel S. Och, founder of Willoughby Capital Holdings and a committed UJA philanthropist.
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You’ll also learn about UJA’s work supporting Israel’s disadvantaged communities during the pandemic.
While at university, Nir and his friends created one of the world’s first antivirus technologies and went on to establish BRM, one of Israel’s leading investment funds. Nir is a founder and the first chairman of the board of CheckPoint Technologies, a cybersecurity giant. Nir Barkat was mayor of Jerusalem from 2008 to 2018. In 2019, he was elected to the Knesset after reaching one of the first ten spots on the Likud party slate.
Dan focuses on investment activities and philanthropic efforts through his family office, Willoughby Capital Holdings, LLC and his private foundation, the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation. Dan is an active supporter of Israel and Jewish causes through his work with UJA and Birthright Israel.
Manhattan Division Chairs
Emily Gindi and Ben Finkelstein