Meir Kraus




MA, Jewish Philosophy, Hebrew University; BA, Mathematics and Computer Science

Meir Kraus /
Education Policy Program Fellow

Meir Kraus is the director of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies.  He holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science, and an M.A. in Jewish philosophy from Hebrew University.  He has held numerous senior positions, including:  Director of the Education Administration of the Jerusalem Municipality, head of the Administration for Equal Opportunity in Education, and the International Chief of Operations for Taglit-Birthright.  Kraus is an expert on public policy.  He has participated in leading many reforms in the education system and served as an advisor for national policy planning in a variety of spheres.