Actress, producer, writer, and activist Noa Tishby
Actress, producer, writer, and activist Noa Tishby was born and raised in Tel Aviv.
She served two-and-a-half years in the Israeli army before she landed a starring role on the nation's highest-rated prime time drama Ramat Aviv Gimmel. She became a household name, appearing in numerous TV shows, films, theater productions, and national fashion campaigns before moving to Los Angeles, where she sold the Israeli TV show In Treatment to HBO, making history as the first Israeli television show to become an American series. She coproduced over 150 episodes of the show, which earned a Peabody Award and twelve Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.
A passionate political activist, Tishby founded the nonprofit Act for Israel, Israel's first online advocacy organization, and was appointed as Israel's first Special Envoy for Combatting Antisemitism and Delegitimization. She has been a keynote speaker and panelist at events around the world and has appeared in such venues as the United Nations General Assembly, where she has discussed everything from BDS to Israeli innovation. She is a contributor to publications such as the Huffington Post, Jerusalem Post, the Jewish Journal, Tablet and Ynet, where she writes about policy, culture, and international relations.