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  • Gusti Yehoshua Braverman

    Gusti Yehoshua Braverman

    Head of the Department for Organization and Connection with Israelis Abroad
    Arzenu
    02-6202363
    GustiY@wzo.org.il

Gusti Yehoshua-Braverman is Head of the Department for Organization and Connection with Israelis Abroad in the World Zionist Organization. From 2012 to 2020 she headed the Diaspora Activities Department, having served for the preceding two years (June-2010-June 2012) as the Department's Associate Chair.

Yehoshua-Braverman is a former Deputy Director-General of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism. In that capacity, she promoted the movement's development in Israel through the creation of new communities and volunteer/professional leadership programs, and the reinforcement of youth and young adult activity, including the Telem Jaffa mechina (pre-army preparatory academy).

Earlier positions held by Ms. Yehoshua-Braverman include: founder and Director of the Information Center for Life Cycle and Cultural Events; CEO of the Jerusalem Tamar Dance Company and its school; director of the Center for Manpower Training and Development, Project Renewal; founding director of the Amal network's Center for Adult Training; editor of the student monthly newspaper Pi Ha'Aton at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Ms. Yehoshua-Braverman is a member of the Zionist Executive and of the Public Council to Commemorate Theodor Herzl. She serves on the Egg and Poultry Board and on the boards of Ayelet – for Non-Competitive Olympic Sports, and Lada'at – Choose Well. She is an active member of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism's Mevaseret Zion congregation, and of additional volunteer organizations.

She has been a Jewish Agency Board of Governors member since June 2010.

Gusti Yehoshua-Braverman holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work and a Master's degree in Communication, both from Hebrew University; she is also certified in organizational consulting by Tel Aviv University.

Gusti is married to Yoram, and mother to Niv, Ilai, and Einav.