Brig. Gen. (res.) David Tzur

Following a long career in the IDF, David Tzur has served as the CEO of the Israel Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center (IICC) since 2005. He completed a thirty-one year career in the IDF in 2001, mostly in various intelligence assignments, and retired with the rank of Brigadier General. His final position in the military was Chief Intelligence Officer, the number two person in the Military Intelligence Directorate (often referred to as “Aman”), where he served under Moshe Ya’alon. From 1995-1998, immediately following the 1994 peace agreement between Israel and Jordan, he was Commander of the Liaison Unit for Foreign Forces and was responsible for IDF relations with Jordanian and Egyptian armed forces. Following the Israeli operation “Grapes of Wrath” against Hezbollah in 1996 and the ceasefire, Tzur headed Israel’s role in the Monitoring Committee comprised of US, French, Syrian and Lebanese officials related to the Israeli-Lebanese Ceasefire Understanding. From 2001-2005 he served as a defense consultant, primarily to the Israeli defense industry.