Avigayil Benstein was elected to serve as President of WUJS at the 44th Annual WUJS Congress. She has a BA in Middle Eastern Studies and International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has begun an MBA at the Open University of Israel.
Avigayil was born in Israel to olim from the United States and the United Kingdom, and grew up in Beit Shemesh. She served in the IDF Spokesperson’s Office as a media liaison to European media outlets, and interned at the Israeli embassy in London and in the mayor of Jerusalem’s public affairs division.
Avigayil loves to sing, read, and spend time with her friends.