The Case for Israel - A New Landmark Documentary with Alan Dershowitz

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Ambassador Dan Gillerman

Ambassador Dan Gillerman
13th Permanent Representative of Israel to the UN

Dan Gillerman has served as Israel’s 13th Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations (2003-2008). In November 2005, Ambassador Gillerman became the first Israeli representative to successfully introduce a resolution to the United Nations General Assembly. In a unanimous decision, the General Assembly designated January 27 as an annual international Holocaust Remembrance day. In June 2005, Ambassador Gillerman was elected to serve as the Vice-President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the first Israeli to serve in this capacity since Abba Eban in 1952.

Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Gillerman was CEO of several Israeli companies in the chemical, food ingredient, agricultural, and technological sectors. From 1985, he served as Chairman of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce. He also served as a member of the board of the First International Bank of Israel, a Director of Bank Leumi, and the Central Bank of Israel, as well as numerous other boards of private and public entities. Ambassador Gillerman has also served on the Prime Minister's National Economic and Social Council, the President's Committee of the Coordinating Council of Israel's Economic Organizations, and as Chairman of the Israel-British Business Council, as well as a member of the executive board of the ICC (the International Chamber of Commerce – the World Business Organization).

Ambassador Gillerman is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including Honorary Doctorates from the Netanya Academic College and Bar-Ilan University, the International Friendship Award from the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, and the Golden Eagle Diplomat Wings of Law Award from the Respect for Law Alliance. Ambassador Gillerman was born in Israel and educated at Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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