MEMRI previous Principals and Staff
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In its original website of 1998, MEMRI listed 6 staff members: its President and cofounder Israeli Colonel Yigal Carmon, cofounder Dr. Meyrav Wurmser (Executive Director), Aaron Mannes (Director of Research), Yotam Feldner (Director of Media Analysis), Stacey Lakind (Research Associate), and Aluma Solnick (Research Associate). Stacey Lakind left in late 1998, and Aaron Mannes in early 2001; the others were still MEMRI staff as of October 5, 2001, when MEMRI stopped listing its employees on its website. Dr. Meyrav Wurmser left in early 2002 to join the Hudson Institute; she was replaced as Executive Director by Steven Stalinsky. 
As of January 17, 2002, MEMRI had a much larger number of employees  and had "over 30" in August 2002, with the current number unknown). Citing bomb threats, it provides no information on their identities beyond stating that they are "of different nationalities" and different religions. These include or have included:
- B. Chernitsky/Tchernitzky (Research Fellow, 2003) 
- Allan Polak (Director of Communications, 2002) 
- Jan Cleaver (2002) 
- Dr. Nimrod Raphaeli (Chief Analyst, joined 2001; Iraqi-born Israeli, former World Bank employee) 
- Ayelet Savyon (Director of Iranian Media Project, 2001)
- Ronen Sebag (Research Associate, 2001)
- Eli Carmeli (Research Associate, 2000) 
- Miriam Posner was Associate Director of Communications and Special Projects until recently, having since moved on to PANIM, "the Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values".
- Jess Sadick claims to have helped found the organization, but to have left in 1998. 
- Adam Pashut (supposedly Research Fellow, 2004) has a name meaning "simple person" in Hebrew, and is presumably a pseudonym. )
- The Berlin branch's Director is Dr. Jochen M? (2004) 
- Richard Wachtel, spokesman for the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) (2007) 
- Other members or ex-members include Goetz Nordbruch, Research Fellow, 2001 ; Director, 2002  and German domain name contact; and Mirjam Glä³¥r (2003). 
The Jerusalem branch includes:
- Yael Yehoshua (Research Fellow, 2003)
- Ezra Dalumi (2004) 
- Angi Jacobs (2002) 
- Menahem Milson (Lt. Col. (ret.), Academic Advisor)
- Yotam Feldner and Aluma Solnick are also now based there. .
- The domain names contacts for its site are Shmuel Segev and Noga Feldner of Amutat Yesodot Shalom (Organization for the Foundations of Peace); the former may be the author and Maariv journalist.