David Raab is a strategy and organization consultant whose management consulting practice, Raab & Co., is based in Teaneck, New Jersey. Over the past 20 years, he has advised executives and senior managers at large corporations and organizations in the United States as well as smaller, Israel-based enterprises. He holds an M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. from the Weizmann Institute ( Israel), and a B.A. from Bar Ilan University ( Israel). He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, and the Sy Syms School of Business of Yeshiva University.

Since the early 1990s, David has been engaged in Middle East affairs. He has served as the chairman of the North Jersey Political Action Committee (NORPAC), a member of the AIPAC Executive Committee, a trustee of UJA Federation of Bergen County New Jersey, and a member of the board of directors of the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce. More recently, he has


focused on enhancing democracy in Israel and has served as co-chairman of the Citizens’ Empowerment Public Action Campaign (CEPAC), a member of the management committee of the Israelis for Constitutional Democracy, a contributing participant of the Presidential Commission on Governmental and Electoral Systems, a member of the Public Council of the Israel Democracy Institute, and a member of the management committee of the Movement for Quality Government in Israel.

He has published numerous op-ed and other pieces about Israel in the New York Jewish Week and other U.S. Jewish newspapers, the Jerusalem Post, Azure Magazine, and the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Viewpoints. He recently published a book titled Accountability to the People: Instituting Single-Member Electoral Districts for Israel’s Knesset (Citizens’ Empowerment Center in Israel, 2007).

At age 17, on his flight back to the United States in September 1970 after a summer visit to Israel, David was hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to Jordan on a quadruple hijacking day. Separated from his family, he was held hostage in Jordan for three weeks through a civil war. His latest book, Terror in Black September, details his accounts and the history of that tumultuous period.

David and his wife Leah, an artist, have three married children and six grandchildren and live in Raanana, Israel.

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