Orly Gal, Executive Director
Orly Gal currently serves as NATAL’s Executive Director. Prior to joining NATAL, Orly served for 25 years in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). As a Colonel (and one of the highest ranking women in the IDF), she was IDF Deputy Spokesperson from 1998-2003, heading the entire IDF public relations department. In 2005, she served in the Prime Minister’s office as a member of the Coordination and Strategy Team for the Gaza Disengagement. She and her husband served as Jewish Agency emissaries in London and in Columbus, Ohio. Orly has three daughters, two of whom were officers in the Army, and a son who recently graduated high school and hopes to become a pilot.