Yaakov Hagoel is the chairman of the World Zionist Organization. Until 2020, he served as deputy chairman of the Zionist Executive and head of the Israel and Anti-Semitism Department. In addition, Hagoel was Chairman of the World Likud movement and Director General of the global Betar movement. Hagoel has served as a member of the Keren Hayesod Board of Directors, a member of the Council for the Memory of Benjamin Zeev Herzl, on the Council for the Remembrance of Zeev Jabotinsky, in the Prime Minister’s Office, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Ariel University. Hagoel also serves as a member of the Yad Vashem Council.