David Thomas is a fervent Zionist.
Born in UK in 1948, he joined Poalei Zion as a teenager, came to Israel as a volunteer in June 1967, and made Aliyah in 1974. Kibbutz member (trained as cook and then kitchen manager) until 1986, when he and his wife moved to Kfar Saba, where they opened a private day nursery. David was the cook, handyman, bookkeeper etc. until he turned 67. In 2015/16 he studied at Beit Berl to qualify as an English tutor and now teaches English privately to primary school pupils.