Gili Getz began his photography career as a photo-journalist in the Israeli military. As a photographer, his work includes corporate and political events, theatre, portraits and weddings for the Jewish communities. His photos were published in: The New York Times, Time Out magazine, Yedioth Ahronoth, Haaretz, The Jewish Week and more. 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.
Gili was the editor of the popular Israeli news site Ynet US, and participated in Obama's two presidential campaigns, Organizing for America, J Street and Citizen Action of New York.
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.
Gili lives in the East Village in New York City and shares his life with the artist Yael Kanarek.