Dr. Shay Har-Zvi

Senior Researcher

Dr. Shay Har-Zvi is a senior researcher in the Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS) at the Reichman University. He is a PHD graduate from Tel-Aviv University. The subject of his dissertation: "From Abdullah to Abdullah: Jordan's Policy on Jerusalem - The Regional and National Contexts". Dr. Har-Zvi is a retired LTC. He held senior positions in the Analysis and Production Division in the Military Intelligence Directorate, including the head of an arena. After retiring from the IDF, he joined the Ministry of Strategic Affairs, as Executive Director for Research. In 2021, he also held the position of Acting Director General in the ministry. Dr. Har-Zvi is an expert for strategic issues in the international arena and the involvement of the Great Powers in the Middle-East, especially Russia and its military relations with countries in the region. Dr. Har-Zvi has a unique knowledge regarding the DeLegitimization and BDS campaigns against the state of Israel. He had led some research projects regarding the connections between BDS organizations and terror organizations and the relations between BDS and antisemitism.