Author: Natan Sharansky
Natan Sharansky is Chairman of the Jewish Agency. He is a former Prisoner of Zion who spent nine years in Soviet jails, and served as Israel's minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora affairs. In 2003 he founded the Global Forum against Anti-Semitism. He has also served as minister of industry and trade, interior minister, minister of construction and housing, and deputy prime minister.