Amiram Goldblum studied Chemistry and Physics and received his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry, then moved to theoretical Biochemstry and algorithmic developmen and is currently a full professor at teh Hebrew University. During the 70s he was a news announcer and music program anchor in Kol Yisrael. He plays the piano and is on the academic board of the Israel Academy of Music. He served as a military commander for many years and participated in the 73 war in the city of Suez. Professor Amiram Goldblum is one of the founders of the new Israeli NGO "Shivion - The Organization for the Prevention of Racism and Apartheid in Israel”. He was the spokesperson for Peace Now between 1980 and 2000, and the founder of the "Settlements Watch" operation of Peace Now in 1990.