Hillel Ofek, the executive director of Pro Musica Hebraica, has been involved with the organization since its inaugural concert in 2007. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is studying political science with concentrations in international relations and political theory. Born in Israel and raised in Jerusalem and Chicago, Ofek was educated at Kenyon College (B.A. 2007) and at Oxford University (2005-2006, Mansfield College). After graduating, Ofek spent several years in Washington, D.C., where he was a research assistant for PMH co-founder Charles Krauthammer, a researcher and writer for the public-relations firm Berman and Company, and a founding editor at the public-policy quarterly National Affairs. Ofek’s publications include articles and essays in The New Atlantis and Cambridge Review of International Affairs. He was the recipient of a number of fellowships and awards, including the 2010 Claremont Institute Publius Fellowship, the 2010-2011 Earhart Fellowship, and the 2013-2014 ISI Western Civilization Fellowship.