National Security, Foreign Policy, Media
Brig. Gen. (res.) Ruth Yaron is a consultant and lecturer on strategy and national security. She was Chairperson of the The Academy for Quality Government in Israel and Senior Fellow at The Jewish People Policy Institute. Brig. Gen. Yaron was the IDF Spokesperson and Head of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit from 2002 to 2005, the first women to fill the role as well as the first woman to be a member of the IDF General Staff. From 2000 to 2002 Ruth was a senior instructor at the National Security College. She was also a senior Israeli diplomat, where she filled numerous roles including as a spokeswoman and media advisor at the Israeli Embassy in Washington D.C. She has a MA in Political Science and National Security, and is a graduate of the UN International Peace Institute.