Ephraim Isaac

Ephraim Isaac is the Director of the Institute of Semitic Studies in Princeton, New Jersey, and he taught at Harvard University for eight years. Born in Ethiopia, Isaac is widely known there as the founder and former Director of the National Literacy Campaign Organization, which helped about 1.5 million Ethiopians achieve literacy in the late 1960s. He was the former President of The Yemenite Jewish Federation of America and is currently the international Chair of the Horn of Africa Board of Peace and Development Organization (Addis Ababa, Asmara). 

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