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Ruth Yaron

(1957 - )


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Senior diplomat in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has served in the past three years as the chief instructor in the National Defense College.

Born in Constantine, Algeria - 29/05/57
Emigrated to Israel with her family in 1961, and lived in Be'er Sheba.
She is a graduate of the local high school.

Following her military service, as a squad and platoon commander in the Nahal, she married and moved to Jerusalem, where she completed her B.A. in Political Science and International Relations at the Hebrew University.

Upon completing her studies, she was accepted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' cadet course, and since then she has served as part of the Israeli diplomatic corp.

She is a graduate of the National Defense College and holds an M.A. in Political Science and National Security. She is studying for a Ph.D. in Political Science.

She lives in Modi'in with her husband and two children.

In the past four years she has served as the public representative in the public committee to expand the health services, having been nominated by the Health Minister.

1977-79: Military service in the IDF, including squad commanders and officers' course.

1979-81: B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

1981-83: Graduate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cadet course.

1983-84: First Secretary in the Israeli Consulate in the Ivory Coast.

1984: Public Affairs and consular topics consul in the general consulate in Toronto.

1985-87: Media and Information consultant in the general consulate in Montreal.

1987-89: Consultant in the bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Deputy Director General for North American Affairs and Arms Control.

1989-95: Attach - media advisor in the Israeli embassy in Washington, USA.

1995-97: Head of the Jordanian department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem. Handled Jordan- Israel relations, including the implementation of the Peace Accord. Participated in negotiations and signed a series of agreements with Jordan.

1998: Studied at the National Defense College. Graduate of the national Defense College and M.A. in Political Science and National Security from Haifa University.

1999: Instructor in the National Defense College.

Since 2000: Chief instructor in the National Defense College.


Sources: Israel Defense Force

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