In his postings abroad, Ambassador
Aviran works to strengthen local relationships with the State of Israel in the
fields of economics, academics, media, culture and politics.
Between international postings, Ambassador Aviran worked in
Israel in a variety of high level national security positions, including as Director of the Jordanian, Syrian and
Lebanese Affairs Department in Jerusalem and the Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to the Israel Defense Forces
Planning Branch in Tel Aviv.
Ambassador Aviran spent several years overseeing the professional
development of his colleagues. Mr. Aviran served as Director of the
Cadet Course within the Foreign Ministry’s Personnel Training
Department. In 2007, he was promoted to Head of the Bureau for
Personnel Training and Development.
Ambassador Aviran holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in
International Relations from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has a
Masters Degree in Political Science with a specialty in National
Security Studies from the University of Haifa and National Defense
Ambassador Aviran is joined in Atlanta by his wife, Talyah, and
daughters, Adi and Noa. The Aviran’s eldest daughter, Reut, is a professional dancer in the Netherlands.