Jacob Fisch

Jacob is leading the capital campaign for the new Herzog & de Meuron designed building for the National Library of Israel across from the Knesset. Jacob was the founding Executive Director of the Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority raising hundreds of millions of dollars for the establishment of the Jerusalem Archaeological Park, the Davidson Center, the Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Center and the Schottenstein National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel. Jacob initiated the historic exhibitions of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Vatican and the Library of Congress and the world tour of the Roman Mosaic from Lod in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Louvre Museum, the State Hermitage Museum and others. Jacob began his career at the Israel Museum after serving as an officer in the Israeli navy and graduating with a BA from the Hebrew University and an MBA from Indiana University.