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Salary Survey 2017: Shoham Nicolet Of The Israeli-American Council

Israeli-American Council

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Shoham Nicolet


Born out of a need to organize and engage the Israeli-American community, the Israeli Leadership Council (ILC) was founded in 2007. The founding group formulated the ILC’s 3 key pillars: to strengthen future generations of Israeli-Americans, The American Jewish community, and The State of Israel. Between its launch in 2007 and 2013, the organization’s rapid growth established the ILC as the largest Israeli-American organization in the US, engaging 50,000 community members through its various activities. In 2013, the organization changed its name to the Israeli-American Council (IAC) to more accurately reflect its mission. The IAC was unable to disclose its 2016 information before the time of publishing.

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Shoham Nicolet is the president of the Israeli American Council. A longtime entrepreneur, he joined the founding team of Hi-Teach, an Israeli online learning venture, following his service as an officer in an infantry IDF unit. He served as the American Jewish University’s online learning coordinator, and later became the director of residence life and conference services. During that time he founded Israel Action and the communal Yom Hazikaron, and co-founded the From LA with Love project.


Institution Revenue: $17,289,21623

Institution Total Expenses: $14,959,39223

Employees: 20 23

Salary: $135,672 23


Institution Revenue: $10,852,068

Institution Total Expenses: $5,763,189

Employees: 16

Salary: $140,0009

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other Jewish advocacy and public service organizations, see here.

1 Interim head of organization

2 Data from 2012

3 Data from 2011

4 Data from 2010

5 Data from 2009

6 Data from 2008

7 Data from 2007

8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.

9 Predecessor’s salary

10 Partial year

11 Not a 501(c)3

12 Annualized

13 Position currently vacant

14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment

15 Base salary

16 Data from president-elect period

17 2010 Employees

18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary

19 Highest paid professional, not CEO

20 Paid from two related organizations

21 Data from 2013

22 Data from 2014

23 Data from 2015

24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000

25 Data from 2017




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