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UJA Major Gifts: An Evening with Gil Tamary
September 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Washington Bureau Chief for Israel’s Channel 10 News, will be speaking on:
“Through the Looking Glass”
September 10th at 7:00 PM
465 Venard Rd Clarks Summitt, PA 18411
Revealing conversations with Presidents Bill Clinton, George Bush and Barack Obama; Israel’s Prime Ministers Benjamin Netanyahu, Ehud Barak, Ehud Olmert and Ariel Sharon…and Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Refreshments will be served.
RSVP: 570-961-2300 ext. 4 or MaryAnn.Mistysyn@JewishNEPA.org
Gil Tamary is the Washington bureau chief for Israel’s Channel 10 News, and
he is known by virtually every Israeli as a top news reporter. He has worked
for Israel Broadcasting Authority, Israel Public Radio, and as anchor and
chief editor of “Good Morning Israel.”
Gil covers a wide range of Middle East issues from the U.S. and conducts
exclusive interviews with many dignitaries and political figures, including
presidents, secretaries of State, Senators, the head of the World Bank and
His reporting has spanned from the Camp David talks in 2000 where he
conducted an exclusive interviews with President Clinton and Secretary of
State Albright, the Bush and the Obama eras. During the Bush administration
Gil had exclusive interviews with President Bush, Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and many more.
Covering President Obama’s election, Mr. Tamary interviewed President Barak
Obama about his future policy towards Israel and the Middle East.
During his career Gil Tamary interviewed many of Israel’s Prime Ministers;
among them: Benjamin Netanyahu, Ehud Barak, Ehud Olmert, Ariel Sharon and
Israel’s president, Shimon Peres.
In 2006 Gil made a media history, when he trapped Iran’s President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad into answering a question he posed at a United Nations press
It’s historic, because it became the only time the Iranian leader – who
doesn’t recognize Israel’s right to exist – has ever spoken to an Israeli
Another memorable moment was the exclusive interview Gil conducted with the
first Israeli astronaut, Ilan Ramon, during the Columbia mission to space.
Ramon told Gil, just days before the tragedy of the Columbia, how excited he
was to see the tiny country of Israel from space. It was the only TV
interview Ramon gave on board the Columbia Shuttle while in space.
Also known for his reporting on the Israeli economy, Gil used to serve as
International Editor of Forbes – Israel magazine, and Economic editor for
Israel TV and the IDF radio and has a writer for “Globes”, Israel’s #1
Gil has MBA degree from Tel Aviv University, and BA degree with distinction
in Economic and Management (also) from Tel Aviv University.
Back in Israel Gil was the anchorman and Chief editor of the popular morning
news show “Good Morning Israel”.