Veterans: Promoter of a spectacular world

Fisher was born in London, and attended Carmel College, Europe’s only Jewish boarding school, dubbed the “Jewish Eton,” where he excelled in economics.

By ALAN ROSENBAUM
September 13, 2018 16:44
Yaacov Jeffrey Fisher

Yaacov Jeffrey Fisher. (photo credit: ALAN ROSENBAUM)

 
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YAACOV JEFFREY FISHER, 74 FROM BOSTON TO JERUSALEM, 1968

Making my way through the mid-afternoon lunch crowd at a trendy Jerusalem café, I have little difficulty identifying the subject of my interview, Yaacov Jeffrey Fisher. Distinguished-looking with a trimmed beard and gold-rimmed glasses, Fisher, 74, who speaks with a British accent that remains undimmed after 50 years in Israel, looks and sounds the part of a successful retired economist, which he is.

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