Bachelor, Tel Aviv University, 1978. Master of Arts, Tel Aviv University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Manila University, 1989.
Orgnl. consultant, Bank Leumi, Israel, 1980-1985; 2d secretary, Foreign Ministry, The Philippines and Burma, 1987-1990; 1st secretary, Foreign Ministry, Athens, Greece, since 1992. Lecturer Foreign Institute, Tel Aviv, 1979-1982.
Member Human Rights Organisation, Tel Aviv, 1982-1985. Member committee United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Jerusalem, 1990-1993. Member United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund-Israel, since 1995.
1st sergeant Israel Defense Forces,1975-1978.
Married Debbie Becker, February 26, 1960. Children: Nissan, Ma'ayan, Aviad.