Noam Gilboord

Director of Community Strategy, Israel Action Network

Noam Gilboord, Israel Action Network’s director of community strategy, is responsible for strengthening the capacity of local community professionals in combating the assault on Israel’s legitimacy. In this role, he coordinates the activities of the field of Israel advocates throughout North America, leads mobilization programming and proactively builds partnerships with communities vulnerable to anti-Israel messaging. 

During his time at IAN, Noam has been personally involved in combating anti-Israel resolutions in city councils, investment firms, academic associations, university campuses, and church movements. Prior to his current role, Noam was the coordinator for Israel and international affairs at the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, where he was instrumental in successfully defeating the Park Slope Food Co-op’s motion to join the BDS movement and in collecting over 107,000 signatures opposing the unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state.

Noam holds a bachelor’s degree in archaeology from the University of Toronto and a dual master’s degree in near eastern & Judaic studies and Jewish professional leadership from Brandeis University.

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