He is director of public affairs at Bar-Ilan University’s Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies; Israel office director of Canada’s Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs; and senior advisor of the Tikvah Fund in Israel.
He has been senior advisor to Deputy Prime Minister Natan Sharansky, founding coordinator of the Global Forum against Anti-Semitism in the Israel Prime Minister’s Office, spokesman for the Herzliya Conference on National Security, and spokesman of Bar-Ilan University. For many years, he has been a public affairs consultant to Israel’s national hospital, the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer. When he first came to Israel in 1990, he was assistant director of the Anti-Defamation League Israel Office.
His communications consultancy, Beyad Halashon Advocacy Ltd., specializes in public relations, speech-writing and branding.
A precise and passionate speaker, he has lectured in Israel, Canada, the U.S. and Europe to Jewish and non-Jewish audiences – at strategic studies and university international relations centers; and at Jewish organizations, federations and synagogues. He has appeared as an expert on CBC, CNN, Israel TV and Radio, and been quoted in The New York Times and other international publications.
Mr. Weinberg holds a Master’s degree in international relations from Bar-Ilan University, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. He also studied at the Hebrew University and at Yeshivot Hakotel and Har Etzion. He is married with six children and lives in Nof Ayalon in central Israel.
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