David Hercky (*1964), USA / Israel
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Dadiv Hercky is the founder and chairman of the Israeli-Czech Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Israel. He supports cultural activities of both countries, including Prague Days in Jerusalem, an exhibition on the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the installation of the Václav Havel Bench at Tel Aviv University, and the construction of the Esther Tower in Jerusalem by architect Martin Rajniš. He supported a number of artistic activities of Czech and Israeli students. He is a member of the Honorary Committee of the Arnošt Lustig Prize, an important partner of the Czech Centre in Tel Aviv and the Czech House in Jerusalem, which was opened in 2018 by Czech President Miloš Zeman together with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.