Board of Directors

The following serve on the Board of Directors of Near East Media, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, that operates All Israel News.

  • Mr. Joel C. Rosenberg

    Co-Founder and President/CEO of Near East Media. Editor-in-Chief of ALL ISRAEL NEWS and ALL ARAB NEWS. New York Times best-selling author of novels and non-fiction books about Israel, the Middle East and North Africa, with some 5 million copies in print in some two dozen languages. Founder and chairman of The Joshua Fund, a U.S.-based Evangelical non-profit organization to strengthen Christians in the Middle East and “bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus.”

    Born and raised in the United States, he has worked for a range of American and Israeli political leaders, including William Bennett, Jack Kemp, Steve Forbes, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Natan Sharansky. In 2014, became a dual U.S.-Israeli citizen and he lives with his wife and sons in Jerusalem. Both as an author and an Evangelical leader, has traveled extensively throughout the Arab and Muslim world, from Morocco to Afghanistan. He has met with and interviewed Christians, Muslims and others, as well as built friendships with senior Arab, Kurdish and other regional leaders. In recent years, has led six Delegations of Evangelical Christian leaders to meet with Jordan’s King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Jerusalem)

  • Ambassador J. Kenneth Blackwell

    Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. for Human Rights. Former Secretary of State of Ohio. Current Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance at the Family Research Council. Author. Author. Frequent commentator on TV and radio. Member of several of the Evangelical Delegations that have been led by Joel C. Rosenberg into the Arab Muslim world. (Washington, D.C.)

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  • Rev. Skip Heitzig

    Senior Pastor of Calvary Albuquerque, one of the largest Evangelical churches in the United States with some 15,000 attendees. Member of the Board of Directors of Samaritan’s Purse, an Evangelical humanitarian relief organization. Author. Radio broadcaster. Participant in several of the Evangelical Delegations that have been led by Joel C. Rosenberg into the Arab Muslim world. (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

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  • Mr. Michael Little

    Former President of the Christian Broadcasting Network. Member of the Board of Directors of National Religious Broadcasters. Member of the Board of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Member of the Board of Christians United For Israel. Member of most of the Evangelical Delegations that have been led by Joel C. Rosenberg to meet leaders in the Arab Muslim world. (Virginia Beach, Virginia)

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  • Mr. Joseph Magen

    Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Near East Media. Managing Editor of ALL ISRAEL NEWS and ALL ARAB NEWS. With more than 20 years of experience in high-tech companies, website and software development, and the Israeli venture capital industry, Joseph is the founder of Isratrade Investments, a consulting firm serving foreign investors and businesses in Israel. His clients have included investors from the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, Hong Kong, China, Singapore and South Korea. (Jerusalem)

  • Wayne Pederson

    Wayne Pederson grew up on a dairy farm in Northern Minnesota-USA. He found Jesus as savior at a young age. At age 16 he dedicated his life to serve God full-time That decision led him to serve his entire career in Christian media including:

    Executive Vice President for Media at University of Northwestern in Minneapolis CEO for National Religious Broadcasters in Washington, DC President of Mission America Palm Springs, CA Vice President of Broadcasting for Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.. President/CEO of HCJB Global, now Reach Beyond in Colorado Springs. Executive Liaison for Far East Broadcasting in La Mirada California . Wayne serves on the boards of: Evangelical Council of Financial Accountability (ECFA) in Washington DC The Joshua Fund in Israel, National Religious Broadcasters in Washington DC Near East Media in Israel

    Wayne and his wife, Willi, reside in Naples Florida  Wayne has two daughters and 9 grandchildren in Wyoming and Minnesota.