Fellow, Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI)
Dan is a Major (Res.) in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). For nearly a decade, as a foreign policy and national security analyst and advisor to the General Staff, focusing on US-Israel strategic relations, as a special assistant to the Deputy Chief of the General Staff, and as a commander in an elite intelligence unit within the IDF’s Research and Analysis Division, where he continues to serve in reserve duty. Through his various positions, Dan has briefed on Israel and various strategic security issues to numerous high-level military and diplomatic delegations, in Israel and abroad. He is currently a fellow at the JPPI, a leading think-tank focusing on issues of importance to Israel and the Jewish people, where he researches religious pluralism in Israel, trends in Jewish identity, the delegitimization of Israel, and Israel-Diaspora relations. He also consults, lectures and writes on foreign policy, defense and intelligence matters. Dan holds a BA in International Politics and Middle East Studies from American University in Washington DC, and an MA in National Security Studies from Tel Aviv University, both with honors. Dan also completed a prestigious internship at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.