Israeli-American Council

Location: Los Angeles

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Shoham Nicolet


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: $5,530,88621

Institution Total Expenses: $2,435,63521

Employees: 4522

Salary: $191,0009

Underpaid by: 16%


Institution Revenue: $5,530,886

Institution Total Expenses: $2,435,635

Employees: 7

Salary: $93,9002

Underpaid by: 45%

  • 1Interim head of organization
  • 2Data from 2012
  • 3Data from 2011
  • 4Data from 2010
  • 5Data from 2009
  • 6Data from 2008
  • 7Data from 2007
  • 8Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
  • 9Predecessor's salary
  • 10Partial year
  • 11Not a 501(c)3
  • 12Annualized
  • 13Position currently vacant
  • 14As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
  • 15Base salary
  • 16Data from president-elect period
  • 172010 Employees
  • 18Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
  • 19Highest paid professional, not CEO
  • 20Paid from two related organizations
  • 21Data from 2013
  • 22Data from 2014
  • 23Data from 2015
  • 24Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000
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