Senior Fellows

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Dr. Israel Leshem

israel leshemIsrael Leshem is an adviser in the Haifa Research Center for Maritime Policy & Strategy. He is Senior Lecturer in the project of the naval cadet’s course in the University of Haifa. Dr. Leshem served for 31 years in the navy & I.D.F. His last position was General Comptroller for the I.D.F in the office of the General Controller for the Ministry of Defence. He is former Commander of the Israeli Submarine Flotilla and representative of the navy in the committee for Peace with Egypt. Received his M.A. in American History from Tel Aviv University and Ph.D. Cum Laude from the University of Haifa. Director of the Galilee District in the Clalit Health Services and Director in the Municipality of Kiryat Tivon. Senior Lecturer in the Galilee Management Institute. Published the book “Black Sea – White Horison” about the discrimination in the U.S. navy in W.W.II. Helped Herman Wouk translating his book – “War and Remembrance”.