50 Most Influential Jews of 2020

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 Many people influence the world we live in and impact our daily lives.
This year, we strived to create a list showcasing the diversity of the Jewish nation
while highlighting people from all walks of life – government, art, medicine, literature and science. ENJOY THE LIST AND HAVE A SHANA TOVA!
The Peacemakers
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Jared Kushner, David Friedman, Avi Berkowitz, Yossi Cohen and Ron Dermer PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
The Vaccine Hunters (L-R) Shmuel Shapiro, Tal Zaks & Alexander Gintsburg 2

Alexander Gintsburg, Shmuel Shapira and Tal Zaks PHOTO: Courtesy
The Prime Ministers (L-R) Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu 3

Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
Justice Seekers (L-R) Liat Ben Ari and Rivka Feldman (Photo credit: Flash 90 / Israel Judicial Authority) 4

Liat Ben Ari and Rivkah Feldman PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Jewish Leader Sophie Wilmes 5

Sophie Wilmes PHOTO: REUTERS
On the Potential VP’s Side Douglass Emhoff 6

Douglass Emhoff PHOTO: REUTERS
America’s Face to the World Morgan Ortagus 7

Morgan Ortagus PHOTO: REUTERS
The Opposition Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid (Photo credit: MIS) 8

Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Diaspora Leader Ron Lauder 9

Ronald Lauder PHOTO: Courtesy
From Shul to Senate Jacky Rosen 10

Jacky Rosen PHOTO: REUTERS
Israel’s Adult President Reuven Rivlin 11

Reuven Rivlin PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
COVID-19 Combatants (L-R) Shuki Shemer, Zeev Rotstein, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, Coronavirus commissioner Prof. Ronni Gamzu (Photo credits: Hadassah / Marc Israel Sellem / Flash 90) 12

Yuli Edelstein, Ronni Gamzu, Zeev Rotstein and Shuki Shemer PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Who’s Who at WHO (L-R) Dorit Nitzan and Sinia Netanyahu 13

Senaia Netanyahu and Dorit Nitzan PHOTO: Courtesy
Modern-day D’Israeli Dominic Raab 14

Dominic Raab PHOTO: HANNAH MCKAY/ REUTERS
Israel’s Diplomat Gabi Ashkenazi 15

Gabi Ashkenazi PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
Presidential Candidates (L-R) Miriam Peretz, Isaac Herzog and Amir Peretz (Photo credits: Marc Israel Sellem / Wikipedia) 16

Bujie Herzog, Amir Peretz and Miriam Peretz PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Protectors of Democracy (L-R) Esther Hayut & Avichai Mandelblit 17

Esther Hayut and Avichai Mandelblit PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
Our Man in New York and DC Gilad Erdan 18

Gilad Erdan PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
Leading Disney TV Dana Walden 19

Dana Walden PHOTO: (FRED PROUSER/REUTERS)
Biden’s Foreign Policy Team (L-R) Dan Shapiro, Aaron Keyak and Tony Blinken (Photo credits: Courtesy / Reuters / Marc Israel Sellem) 20

Tony Blinken, Dan Shapiro and Aaron Keyak PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
The Men Behind Trump Paul Packer and Aryeh Lightstone 21

Paul Packer and Aryeh Lightstone PHOTO: Courtesy
Israel’s New Stars (L-R) Niv Sultan and Shira Haas (Photo credits: Netflix) 22

Shira Haas and Niv Sultan PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Fighting for Jewish Women (L-R) Meredith Jacobs and Sheila Katz 23

Meredith Jacobs & Sheila Katz PHOTO: Courtesy
Hospital Hero Yitshak Kreiss 24

Yitshak Kreiss PHOTO: SHEBA MEDICAL CENTER
Israel’s Cycling Philanthropist Sylvan Adams 25

Sylvan Adams PHOTO: Courtesy
Breaking Glass Ceilings (L-R) Omer Yankelevich and Pnina Tamano-Shata (Photo credits: Flash 90 / Marc Israel Sellem) 26

Pnina Tamano-Shata and Omer Yankelevich PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Netanyahu Challengers (L-R) Gideon Saar, Yifat Shasha Biton and Avigdor Liberman (Photo credits: Marc Israel Sellem / Yael Orbach) 27

Avigdor Liberman, Gideon Saar and Yifat Shasha-Biton PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Military Vets in Congress (L-R) Lee Zeldin & Elaine Luria 28

Elaine Luria and Lee Zeldin PHOTO: REUTERS
Netanyahu’s 61? (L-R) Zvi Hauser & Yoaz Hendel (Photo credits: Marc Israel Sellem / Yossi Aloni) 29

Yoaz Hendel and Zvi Hauser PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Jewish Action Stosh Cotler 30

Stosh Cotler PHOTO: Courtesy
Bringing Leifer to Justice (L-R) Dassi Erlich, Elly Sapper, Nicole Meyer (Photo credit: AJN2) 31

Erlich Sisters PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Bulldozing the Negev danny Atar 32

Danny Atar PHOTO: KKL
Leading Israel’s MABAM Amikam Norkin 33

Amikam Norkin PHOTO: IDF SPOKESPERSON’S OFFICE
Across the Aisle Betsy Berns Korn 34

Betsy Berns Korn PHOTO: YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT
Israel’s First Female F-35 Pilot f-35 Jet 35

Capt. S PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
Protecting the Diaspora (L-R) William Daroff & Russell Robinson (Photo credits: JNF / Marc Israel Sellem) 36

William Daroff and Russell Robinson PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Antisemitism Warriors (L-R) Natan Sharansky & Roman Abramovich (Photo credits: Marc Israel Sellem / Shahar Azran) 37

Roman Abramovich and Natan Sharansky PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Women in Tech (L-R) Orit Hashay, Maya Gura, Hillary Harel and Inna Braverman 38

Inna Braverman, Maya Gura, Hillary Harel and Orit Hashay PHOTO: Courtesy
Torah Temimah (L-R) Rabbis Chaim Kanievsky & Gershon Edelstein 39

Rabbis Gershon Edelstein and Chaim Kanievsky PHOTO: AHARON KROHN/FLASH90,SHLOMI COHEN/FLASH90
Bridge Builder Yael Eckstein 40

Yael Eckstein PHOTO: ANCHO GOSH
The Prime Minister’s Voice Shir Cohen and Brit Perets 41

Shir Cohen and Brit Perets PHOTO: Courtesy
Supporting Men (L-R) Tal Gan-Zvi, Moshe Klughaft, Shalom Shlomo (Photo credits: Flash 90 / Wikipedia) 42

Tal Gan-Zvi, Shalom Shlomo and Moshe Klughaft PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Facebook Fire Fighter Jordana Cutler 43

Jordana Cutler PHOTO: FACEBOOK
Holocaust Hero Liliana Segre 44

Liliana Segre PHOTO: REUTERS
Christian Birthright Rivka Kidron 45

Rivka Kidron PHOTO: Courtesy
Settler Leaders (L-R) Yossi Dagan & Oded Revivi (Photo credits: Marc Israel Sellem / Orit Samuels) 46

Oded Revivi and Yossi Dagan PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Sword Pen (L-R) Jonathan Swan and Bari Weiss (Photo credits: Courtesy/ Sam Bloom) 47

Jonathan Swan and Bari Weiss PHOTO: JERUSALEM POST
Jewish Education Shuly Rubin Schwartz 48

Shuly Rubin Schwartz PHOTO: ELLEN DUBIN PHOTOGRAPHY
Zionist 2020 Yaakov Hagoel 49

Yaakov Hagoel PHOTO: WIKIPEDIA
Our Man in the NBA Deni Avdija 50

Deni Avdija PHOTO: REUTERS

– Credit: Jerusalem Post



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