• "The program had been very useful for both new and veteran ambassadors. It brought together a very wide range of topics in a form that presented diplomats with vital information through talks given by the top lecturers and experts in Israel"

    Former Ambassador of Belgium to Israel – Program alumni

Understanding Israel: Politics, Society, Economy, and Security is a unique program developed specifically to engage senior foreign diplomats and representatives of major international organizations serving in Israel. This tailor-made program provides extensive information and expert analysis concerning Israel's political and constitutional system, its economy, society and culture, as well as the country's main security and diplomatic challenges.


The program for Diplomats initiated in 2009 provides a truly unique experience where foreign diplomats get to interact with some of Israel's most renowned public figures in a relaxed environment conducive to objective learning.


From 2015 the program offers a special track at the Herzliya Conference. It focused on Israel's domestic agenda, Israel's National Security and Foreign Policy.