Gilead Sher

is Rice University's Baker Institute Fellow in Middle East Peace and Security in Honor of Yitzhak Rabin. He served as Chief of Staff and Policy Coordinator to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and as a senior peace negotiator. He is a co-chair of the Israeli NGO Blue White Future and chairs the board of Sapir Academic College, the largest public college in Israel, situated two miles from the Gaza border. 

From Gilead Sher