Founding chairman of the Kohelet Policy Forum, which Haaretz calls “the most successful initiative of the right in the past decade” and which is widely regarded as Israel’s most influential pro-Zionist, pro-free-market think tank. He is also a board member of the Tikvah Fund.
Prof. Koppel is professor (emeritus) of computer science at Bar-Ilan University and the author of over 100 articles in leading academic journals and proceedings in mathematics, computer science, linguistics, law, economics, political science and other disciplines. He is the founding director of Dicta, a research institute devoted to developing tools for computational analysis of Jewish texts.
Profe. Koppel is also the author of three books on Jewish thought, most recently Judaism Straight Up: Why Real Religion Endures, published by Koren.