Dan Feferman is a Major (res.) in the Israel Defense Forces. For almost a decade, he served as a foreign policy and national security analyst, strategist and adviser in the IDF General Staff; as a special assistant to the Deputy Chief of the General Staff; and a commander in an elite intelligence unit of AMAN's Research and Analysis Division.
Through these positions, he has briefed on Israel and various strategic security issues to numerous high-level military and diplomatic delegations, in Israel and abroad.
He is a fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute, a leading think-tank focusing on issues of importance to Israel and the Jewish people, where he researches religious pluralism in Israel, trends in Jewish identity, the delegitimization of Israel, and Israel-Diaspora relations. He also consults to private intelligence companies, and publishes and speaks widely on the Middle East and Israeli defense and political matters.
Dan holds a BA in International Politics and Middle East Studies from the American University in Washington DC and an MA in National Security Studies from Tel Aviv University.
He is married with three children and lives in Rehovot, Israel. When taking a break from research, writing and speaking, Dan enjoys cooking, training cross-fit and martial arts.