Between international postings, Consul General Aviran worked in
Israel in a variety of high level national security positions. The
Consul General was appointed Director of the Jordanian, Syrian and
Lebanese Affairs Department in Jerusalem in 1999. In 2004 he proceeded
to become the Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to the Israel Defense Forces
Planning Branch in Tel Aviv.
Consul General 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.
Consul General 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
Consul General Aviran looks forward to promoting political and
strategic cooperation between the State of Israel and the Southeast
United States. He intends to further the economic, commercial,
scientific and cultural cooperation in this region.
The Consul General is joined in Atlanta by his wife Talyah and
daughters Adi and Noa. The Aviran’s third daughter, Reut, has completed
studying dance in The Netherlands and divides her time between there