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Dr Emmanuel Navon

Emmanuel Navon

Scholar and Practitioner of Diplomacy | CEO of ELNET Israel | Lecturer at Tel Aviv University | Senior Fellow at JISS

Dr. Emmanuel Navon is a scholar and practitioner of International Relations. He is currently serving as CEO of ELNET Israel, lectures at Tel Aviv University, is a senior fellow at JISS, and is a regular guest on i24news. Navon has also taught at Reichman University and the IDF’s National Security College.

Dr. Navon has authored four books and dozens of articles that have appeared in prestigious journals such as the Review of International Studies and the Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, and in world-class newspapers such as Le Monde and Newsweek. He book The Star and the Scepter: A Diplomatic History of Israel (Jewish Publication Society/University of Nebraska Press, 2020) has become an academic reference, which has been translated so far in Chinese, Japanese, French, Italian, and Hebrew.

A sought-after public speaker, Navon has addressed the American Enterprise Institute, AIPAC, the Jewish Federations of North America, as well as leading universities such as Georgetown, Columbia, and Rice. Navon is a frequent guest for American, French, and Israeli media, and he has appeared on Voice of America, on France 24, and on the Knesset Channel.

Previously, Navon served as head of the Political Science and Communication Department at the Jerusalem Haredi College; as founding partner of the Navon-Levy Group (a consultancy that promoted Israeli agricultural and energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa); as CEO of BNIC (an NGO that trained Israeli business leaders in diplomatic advocacy); and as consultant with ARTTIC (a leading European consulting firm specialized in R&D funding).

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