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Personal Profile

Alon Pinkas - Director




  • 2022: Special Advisor, Kendiro Company (Cyber)

  • 2020-2022: Commentator on US and international affairs, Ha'aretz

  • 2004-2018: Commentator on US affairs and foreign policy, Channel 1, 2 and 10, IDF Waves, Kol Israel, Regional Radio, Yedioth Ahronoth

  • 2010-2015: Special Advisor to Congress, Tigris Financial Company, New York, Washington, Tel Aviv

  • 2004-2009: commentator on ID issues, FOXNEWS network.

  • 2004-2009: Lecturer (USA, Canada, UK): US-Israel relations, Israel's foreign policy, the political system in Israel, the political process in Israel.

  • 2008-2009: Head of the USA-Israel Institute, within the Rabin Center.

  • 2007-2009: Director, Ormat Industries (Energy).

  • 2006-2009: Director, Agri-Invest Holdings (automotive, shipping).

  • 2005-2009: Director, BGI Investments (Finance).

  • 2000-2004: Consul General of Israel in New York.

  • 2000: Chief of Staff of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shlomo Ben-Ami. Member of the Israel-Palestinian Authority talks team.

  • 1999-2000: Chief of Staff of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, David Levy. A) A member of the Israel-UN negotiation team circulated the implementation of Security Council Resolution 425 (Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon). b) Member of the Israel-Syria peace talks team (Shepherdstown, 2000). c) Member of the SPPG team (Israel-US strategic policy planning team) and talks to "upgrade" Israel-US relations.

  • 1999-2000: Advisor on US affairs to Prime Minister Ehud Barak.

  • 1996-1999: Political advisor to the opposition leader, Ehud Barak.

  • 1995-1996: Political advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ehud Barak.

  • 1994-1995: Military reporter and commentator, "Jerusalem Post".

  • 1993-1994: Reporter and political commentator, "Maariv".

  • 1992-1993: Political advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shimon Peres.

  • 1990-1992: Political advisor to the opposition leader Shimon Peres.

  • 1987-1990: Assistant Attaché of the IDF, Embassy of Israel, Washington.



  • 1986-1988: MA, American Politics and International Relations, Georgetown University, Washington, USA.

  • 1983-1986: BA, cum laude, political science, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Military Service:

  • 1979-1982: Armored Corps, tank commander. Participated in the battles of the eastern sector, the Galilee Peace War, 1982.

  • 1981-1982: Instructor in the Singapore Army's Armored Officers Course, as part of the IDF's Armored Officers School.

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