|Amir Rapaport – Editor-In-Chief |
Senior military commentator and one of the owners of Arrowmedia Israel Ltd.; founder and editor of the military magazine IsraelDefense. A former military correspondent for the Israeli daily Yedioth Achronot and a military commentator for the Israeli daily Ma'ariv. Rapaport holds a B.A. in Economics from Ben-Gurion University, and is a research fellow at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) at Bar-Ilan University. One of the hosts of 'The Security Strip', program broadcast on Israeli Army Radio. He is also the author of the book Fire on Our Forces (Israel's Involvement in the Second Lebanon War).
|Assi Krispin – Graphics and Technology Manager |
Graphics and technology department manager of Arrowmedia Israel Ltd. He is the former manager of "Design Krispin," a boutique company publishing and brand naming companies for printed material and the Internet; and former manager of the graphic designing departments of "Etiquette International" and Reflex Ltd. Between the years 2008-2009, he lectured in interactive communications at the Sapir College. A graduate of the College of Management, Communications and Advertising Department, specializing in web management and graphic design.
Staff Members and Contributors
|Brigadier General (Res.) Dr. Dani (Daniel) Asher |
Brigadier General (Res.) Dr. Dani (Daniel) Asher, historian, military scholar, and lecturer at IDF colleges and Beit Berl College. Former lecturer at the Hebrew University, Haifa University, Bar-Ilan University, and the Avshalom Institute. Veteran intelligence officer specializing in the Arab armies.
|Major General (Res.) Eitan Ben Eliyahu |
Major General (Res.) Eitan Ben Eliyahu is the president and founder of the Sentry Technologies Group, which specializes in defense industry products and services. A thirty-year veteran of the Israeli Air Force (IAF), Mr. Ben Eliyahu held a long list of command positions, the last of which was as commander of the IAF. A member of several directorates, including the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies and the Israeli Missile Defense Association. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from Bar-Ilan University, and is graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.
|Moriya Ben-Yosef |
Ms. Moriya Ben-Yosef is a correspondent. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and East Asian Studies from Haifa University, specializing in military and security affairs and international relations; journalism and communications certificate from "Koteret" School of Journalism, Tel Aviv University. A news and magazine correspondent for Zman Tel Aviv, the NRG website, and Yedioth Tikshoret.
|Colonel (Res.) Yotam Gadot |
Colonel (Res.) Yotam Gadot is the CEO of Eltel Technologistics Ltd., which provides technological solutions in the security and institutional market.
Col. (Res.) Dr. Shmuel Gordon is a researcher, author, and former combat pilot in the air force. Among his books is Thirty Hours in October, an analysis of the Israeli air force’s failure in the Yom Kippur War, published by Ma'ariv Publishing house.
|Brigadier General (Res.) Yehudit Grisaro |
Brigadier General (Res.) Yehudit Grisaro, currently the Deputy CEO of Services at El-Al, served in a long list of roles in the IDF: head of the air force's Planning Brigade and Manpower Administration; head of the Senior Personnel Department; and the chief of staff's Women's Affairs Advisor.
|Col. (Res.) Ron Veisberg |
Col. (Res.) Ron Veisberg is the director of the senior national course of the intelligence community - a unique training program aimed towards the professional and managerial fostering and development of the administrative boulevard in the Directorate of Military Intelligence, the Mossad and the Shabak (ISA).
|Colonel (Res.) Ronen Cohen |
Colonel (Res.) Ronen Cohen has served as director of the terror desk in the Directorate of Military Intelligence, head of the air force's special operations Intelligence Branch, and chief Intelligence Officer in the Central Command
|Gen. (Res.) Ephraim Lapid|
Ephraim Lapid is a media and Zionist history researcher. He previously held several senior positions in the IDF's Intelligence Branch, and served as spokesman for the IDF, Army Radio, and the Jewish Agency. He lectures on journalism and communicationsat Bar Ilan University.
Major General (Ret.) David Ivry
Major Generak (Ret.) David Ivry is the President of Boeing Israel. He served as Ambassador of Israel to the United States of America, Head of the National Security Council, Director-General of the Ministry of Defense, Chairman of Israel Aircraft Industries, IDF Deputy Chief of Staff and Commander of the Israeli Air Force.
|Ehud Eilam |
Ehud Eilam (Ph.D) - representative of IsraelDefense magazine in the US. A lecturer and researcher of Israel's national security and military doctrine. Eilam is a former private contractor for the Israeli Ministry of Defense, he conducted research in different branches of the Israeli military and served as an academic instructor at the IDF's Staff and Command College, among other duties.
|Prof. Efraim Inbar |
Prof. Efraim Inbar is a Professor for Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University and the Director of the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies. Prof. Inbar lectures at institutions such as RAND, Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Oxford, and Yale Universities.
Tal Inbar is head of the Space and UAV Research Center at the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies. His research focuses on space policy and programs.
|Brig. Gen. (Res.) Avigdor Klein |
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Avigdor Klein is the owner of Avigdor K. Engineering Systems Ltd. He was commander of the Israeli Armored Crops, and was the recipient of IDF war decorations.
|Danny Shalom |
Mr. Danny Shalom is a scholar in the field of aerospace; former military journalist, commentator for a number of dailies, and editor of the aerospace monthly Ba'avir ('In the Air'). He has published over twelve books on the IAF, the history of the flight and space in Israel and the world, as well as three biographies of senior IAF officers, and hundreds of professional articles.
CEO of Op-Team-UM Unmanned Systems Consulting Ltd. Unger is considered as one of the founders of the Israeli UAV domain, and an expert in this field. Alon serves as a senior consultant in the UAV & ISR domains, in Israel and around the world. He graduated from the Hebrew Reali School in Haifa, holds a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from Haifa University and an MA in Business Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the Rishon LeZion College of Management.
|Ziv Koren |
Mr. Ziv Koren is a news and documentary photographer; a representative of the Polaris Photography Agency. His works have appeared in over sixty solo and group exhibitions in Israel and abroad; Ziv has chalked up numerous international awards, including the PDN (Photo World Press & Picture of the Year). His photos are published in leading international magazines such as Time, Stern, Newsweek, and Paris Match.
|Meir Azulay |
Mr. Meir Azulay is a photographer for Israel's two leading dailies: Ma'ariv (1984-1988) and Yedioth Achronot (1988-2009). In his twenty-five years of professional work, Meir spent long periods in the south of Israel, and served as staff photographer in Jerusalem and the north. He has photographed major events in the history of Israel: the first and second Intifadas, Qassam rockets in the Negev, IDF activity on all fronts, and historical events in Jerusalem. His work highlights the human dimensions of a story, capturing the emotional element of historical situations. Meir is noted for his ability to raise the mundane to the level of artistic quality. Over the years, his photos have appeared in countless books, journals, and electronic media.