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Please meet Dan Tadmor, the CEO of Beit Hatfutsot

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Gary Rosenblatt interviewed Dan Tadmor for “The Jewish Week”:

Dan left a distinguished career in Israeli media — 20 years as an editor and manager at the daily Yedioth Achronot, followed by several years as a television executive — to become the CEO a year ago of Beit Hatfutsot: the Museum of the Jewish People.

“It’s really three jobs in one: raising funds, overseeing the renewal process and making sure that things run smoothly in the current museum day to day. It’s a challenge, but looking back it seems that everything I’ve done in my career until now was leading up this.

Already we are expanding in many ways. For example, our educational program includes more use of computers to learn one’s history, and senior citizens are sharing their life stories. And the very popular gallery of models of synagogues from around the world will grow and include state of the art technology. The new core exhibit will tell the story of the Jewish people as well as address questions relating to the future, and include narrative, identity and participation.”

Read the full interview with Dan Tadmor in The Jewish Week:

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