Naomi Chazan


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Naomi Chazan (née Harman) born Jerusalem November 18, 1946. Israeli politician. Expert on African politics. Member of Knesset, 1992-2003. Professor emerita of Political Science and African Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; former chair of Truman Research Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Delegate to UN women’s conferences in Nairobi and Beijing. President, New Israel Fund, 2008-12.


The majority on both sides favors a just and durable negotiated peace.” (Times of Israel, July 29, 2013; photo Wheeler Centre)