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Friends of Israel Educational Foundation (known hereafter as FOIEF) is a British, non-denominational, educational charity, directed and funded by British supporters, which promotes public understanding of the hopes, achievements and problems of Israel - in its Middle Eastern context.

FOIEF offers lectures, presentations and briefings to a range of organisations and public bodies across the UK.

FOIEF develops vibrant, new innovative working links between specialists and professionals in the UK and their counterparts in Israel.



  • 1 Amos Oz

    Israel‘s premier author. An outspoken commentator on public issues.
  • 2 Prof. Aaron Ciechanover

    Israeli Joint Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2004 for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation.
  • 3 Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

    One of the greatest contemporary rabbis, author of a new commentary on all volumes of the Talmud.
  • 5 David Grossman

    Former Broadcaster, and now leading novelist and political commentator.
  • 6 Prof. Ada E. Yonath

    Israeli Joint Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome.
  • 7 Etgar Keret

    Winner of numerous international awards for his short story collections, his graphic novels and films.
  • 8 Robert J. Aumann

    Israeli Joint Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2005 for for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis.
  • 9 Prof. Dan Shechtman

    Israeli Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 for the discovery of quasicrystals.
  • 10 The Pill Cam

    The most advanced endoscopy system, now universally used.
  • 11 Claire Latimer

    Paraplegic, completing the London Marathon powered by the Israeli ReWALK suit.
  • 12 Tel Aviv Museum

    Classical musicians conducted by maestro Daniel Barenboim.
  • 13 Idan Raichel

    Pop Star.
  • 14 Paratroopers at the Wailing Wall

    David Rubinger‘s classic photo of paratroopers at the Wailing Wall, Six Days War June 67; and the same men over 50 years later.