Gili Getz is an Israeli-American photojournalist, actor, and activist. He served as a photographer for the Israeli military. His work in recent years has been focusing on Jewish-American politics and is published regularly in Jewish and Israeli press. He specializes in portraits, Jewish weddings and photography for business marketing . His work is published by Princeton University Press in the new book "Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel" by Professor Dov Waxman.
As an actor, Gili preformed across the country in numerous theatrical productions. For the past several years, he has been the director of The Forgotten Carols a play by Michael McClean that has been seen by hundreds of thousands of people across the the western United States.
His new one-man play "The Forbidden Conversation" explores the challenges of having a conversation about Israel in the American Jewish community. The play premiered at the Center For Jewish History in the spring of 2016 and has been touring the country since.
Gili lives in the East Village in New York City and shares his life with the artist Yael Kanarek.