The Washington director of the Jewish Federations of North America, William Daroff is ranked as the world’s most influential Twitter user on Jewish issues, by the 100-year-old Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), on a list that includes Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu and noted journalists.
Israel’s Prime Minister was followed by Avi Mayer, Jewish Agency spokesman; Danny Ayalon, former Israeli ambassador to the United States; and Peter Lerner, Israel Defense Forces spokesman on list of “the 25 most influential people on “Jewish Twitter” – People who participate most in the Twitter discussion around Israel and Jewish issues.
Here are the World’s 25 most influential people on Twitter — The go-to accounts to stay informed and up to date on Jewish issues:
|1||William Daroff||The Washington director of the Jewish Federations of North America||@Daroff|
|2||Benjamin Netanyahu||Israel's Prime Minister||@netanyahu|
|3||Avi Mayer||Jewish Agency spokesman||@AviMayer|
|4||Danny Ayalon||Former Israeli ambassador to the U.S.||@DannyAyalon|
|5||Peter Lerner||Israel Defense Forces spokesman||@LTCPeterLerner|
|6||Jeffrey Goldberg||The Atlantic correspondent||@JeffreyGoldberg|
|7||Ron Dermer||Israeli ambassador to the U.S.||@AmbDermer|
|8||Dan Shapiro||U.S. ambassador to Israel||@AmbShapiro|
|9||Rabbi Jason Miller||Rabbi, entrepreneur and writer||@RabbiJasond|
|10||Barak Ravid||Haaretz diplomatic correspondent||@BarakRavid|
|11||Esther Kustanowitz||Editorial director of Mayim Bialik’s Grok Nation and L.A. Jewish Journal contributing writer||@EstherK|
|12||Avital Leibovich||American Jewish Committee in Israel director||@AvitalLeibovich|
|13||Lahav Harkov||The Jerusalem Post Knesset correspondent||@LahavHarkov|
|14||Michael Dickson||StandWithUs executive director||@michaeldickson|
|15||David Horovitz||The Times of Israel founding editor||@davidhorovitz|
|16||Arsen Ostrovsky||Human rights lawyer and journalist||@Ostrov_A|
|17||Mark Regev||Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom||@MarkRegevPMO|
|18||Rabbi Jonathan Sacks||Rabbi, British lord and author||@rabbisacks|
|19||Shimon Peres||Former Israeli president and prime minister||@PresidentPeres|
|20||Yair Rosenberg||Tablet magazine senior writer||@Yair_Rosenberg|
|21||Adam Milstein||Israeli real estate investor and philanthropist||@AdamMilstein|
|22||Reuven Rivlin||Israeli president||@PresidentRuvi|
|23||Khaled Abu Toameh||Arab-Israeli journalist||@KhaledAbuToameh|
|24||Peter Beinart||The Atlantic and National Journal contributor and Haaretz correspondent||@PeterBeinart|
|25||David Haivri||Israeli settler activist||@haivri|
Browsing a well-curated Twitter account list is like being plugged directly into an outlet of Internet awesome. If you follow people with nothing interesting to say, Twitter is dull and dreary.
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