David Baker

David Baker

  •   Prime Minister’s Office
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    Media and Current Events; Middle Eastern and Foreign Affairs; Inside Israel and U.S. Government; Positively Israel

    Since August 2000 David has served as Senior Foreign Press Coordinator at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem. His duties include explaining the Prime Minister's policies to foreign journalists and coordinating the Prime Minister's Office reaction with spokespeople for the foreign press in Israel and abroad. He also analyzes foreign media trends, briefs foreign journalists, and proposes and implements information policy for the international media.

    A native of Queens, New York, David liaises between the Prime Minister's Office and serves on the front lines of Israel's media battleground. David has also spoken extensively in the North America, both on university campuses and within the Jewish community.

    Prior to his work in the Prime Minister's office, David worked as a writer and editor for the Ministry of Education's international relations division and as a journalist for several English-language publications in Israel. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo and made aliyah to Israel in 1985. David holds the rank of Captain as a reserve officer in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

    Contact: davidb@pmo.gov.il