Charles R. Bronfman is the chair of Israel Policy Forum's Advisory Council and a member of its Board of Directors. A member of the Seagram’s corporate family, Bronfman was Chairman of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, a group of foundations operating in Canada, Israel, and the United States, for thirty years and the founding owner of the Montreal Expos. Among his many philanthropic achievements is the creation of Birthright Israel and Historica Canada. Bronfman has been awarded six honorary doctorates from universities in three countries for his humanitarian work. With Jeff Solomon, Bronfman is the co- author of The Art of Giving and The Art of Doing Good.