Dov Lipman served as a member of the 19th Knesset with the Yesh Atid party. He currently serves as the Director of the Department for Zionist Operations and Director of Public Diplomacy for the World Zionist Organization. Dov is an educator, author, and community activist in Bet Shemesh where he lives with his wife and four children. Rabbi Lipman has rabbinic ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College and a masters in education from Johns Hopkins University. He has been at the forefront of combating religious extremism in Israel and is a leader in efforts to create Jewish unity both in Israel and around the world.