Dr. David Breakstone is head of the Department for Zionist Activity of the World Zionist Organization. He previously served as Director of Ramah Programs in Israel and, before that, as Director of the Pedagogic Center for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University.
He has been active in the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel for over twenty years, most recently serving as its chairman. He teaches at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, of which he is a former assistant dean.
David Breakstone made Aliyah from the United States in 1974. He holds a doctorate in Jewish education from the Hebrew University.
David Breakstone has been a member of the Board of Governors since January 2001. He chairs the Small Jewish Communities Committee.