Harold M. Shapiro

Harold M. Shapiro
Chairman
 
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Harold M. Shapiro is the Chairman of Partners for Progressive Israel (formerly Meretz USA), and chairs the Partners for Progressive Israel committee for the Israel Symposium. An early member and supporter of one of Partners for Progressive Israel’s predecessor organizations, The Education Fund for Israeli Civil Rights and Peace, Harold is also a longstanding member of the Executive Committee of Americans for Peace Now. Three times a delegate to the World Zionist Congress, Harold has also served on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel. Raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Harold retired from manufacturing in Dalton, Georgia. Moving to New York City, he became active as an investor in Broadway productions. His wife, Myra, is a published and widely acclaimed poet. Their daughter Judith is a Flamenco dancer and daughter Karen, a member of the Partners for Progressive Israel board, is a film and television producer.