Yossi  Alpher Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Yossi Alpher

independent writer

Yossi Alpher is a former Mossad official. He was director of the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies (today INSS) at Tel Aviv University. Between 2001 and 2012 he coedited the bitterlemons.net online publications. His book Periphery: Israel's Search for Middle East Allies (2015) won two awards in Israel for best book in the security field.


At 76 I am semi-retired, devoting my time to writing books. There is no profit in this pursuit, but a great deal of satisfaction regarding my legacy

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Israel-related strategic issues, Middle East strategic issues, Israel-US strategic relations

Personal Interests

    gardening, walking, swimming, travel


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