Israel Piekarsh is an instructor of the IDF leadership; he holds workshops at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center and is guiding tours on Mount Herzl on behalf of the World Zionist Organization. He is the co-founder and current director of the Anahnu (Together) Movement for New Israeli Unity.
Prior he has been a moderator in discussion groups on behalf of Gesher Association, and served as an instructor at the Knesset and the Supreme Court on behalf of the Centers for Citizenship and Democracy Studies. Furthermore, he coordinated the ultra-orthodox school curriculum on behalf of the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem.
Israel Piekarsh was born in Netanya and is now living in the Alon-Shvut settlement, Gush Etzion. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His master’s thesis was about the peace negotiation between Israel and the Palestinian authority in 2000.