Avi Mayer is the Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post.
He previously served as the international spokesperson of The Jewish Agency for Israel, the largest Jewish organization in the world, and of its then-Chairman, Natan Sharansky. He was also the Managing Director of Global Communications and Public Affairs at the American Jewish Committee (AJC).
His previous professional experiences include stints with the US House of Representatives, the Embassy of Israel in Washington, and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA).
Born in New York and raised in Jerusalem and Maryland, Avi is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Maryland. He lives in Jerusalem.