Uri Goldflam – Bio

About Uri Goldflam

Born in Jerusalem and raised in South Africa, the U.S. and Israel, Uri Goldflam brings 30 years of experience in the field of Israel education, and educational tourism. “Showcasing Israel and traveling through the country is my passion” Uri has said many times to visitors from abroad. And with his deep knowledge of the Land, its biblical and contemporary history, it certainly shows. Uri works as a Tour Guide, popular lecturer and educational consultant with a wide range of local and visiting groups.

In addition to guiding and youth education work in the early years of his career, Uri held several senior office positions; As director of the International School at Reichman University (IDC Herzliya) and later as the Director of External Relations and Development of the Society for Protection of Nature in Israel. Throughout his career, as a guide, counselor or manager, Uri has shown deep commitment to Israel, its history, people and landscape. During the Covid19 crisis, Uri had to put his tourism career on hold. He was appointed as the director of development for Tsofen, a Jewish-Arab organization promoting the employment of Arab engineers in Israel’s high-tech industry.

Mr. Goldflam is a licensed tour guide, holds a BA in International Relations and Judaic studies and an MA in International Relations from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem specializing in
Foreign Policy and Diplomacy. Uri served in the IDF as a combat platoon sergeant in a paratrooper unit, and continued to serve in the IDF’s Paratrooper Reserves for 20 years. He is
father to Naveh (13), Yael (12) and Eden (9). Uri also served a 5-year term as an elected member of Tzur Hadassah town council where they live, in the Jerusalem Mountains.

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