Mr. Meir Javedanfar

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Building: Eshkol Tower

Floor: 23rd

Phone: 972-4-8240758

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Meir Javedanfar is an Iranian – Israeli Middle East analyst, author, adviser, speaker and commentator, and the most quoted Israeli expert on Iranian affairs in the international press. Contemporary Iranian Politics lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, receiving the highest department teaching grade two consecutive years. Co-author of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's biography, “The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran,” and author of over 70 published articles on Iran. Member of the Practitioners' Advisory Board (PAB) of the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (BRIJMES).



  • PhD Candidate, Haifa University, Department of Middle Eastern History, 2015 to date
  • MSc, Manufacturing and Management Information System, Bristol Polytechnic (now known as University of The West of England), UK.1997-1998
  • MA, International Relations and Strategic Studies, Lancaster University, UK.1995 - 1996
  • BSc, Business and Management Studies, Salford University, UK. 1992 - 1995



  • Javedanfar, Meir and Melman, Yossi. “The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran – Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and The State of Iran”, Carroll & Graf, March 1, 2007. Endorsed by Israeli President Shimon Peres and Defense Minister Ehud Barak and translated into English, Hebrew, Dutch and Polish.
  • Javedanfar, Meir. “The Islamic Republic of Iran: The Ministry of Information and Security (VAVAK)” chapter in book series “PSI Handbook of Global Security and Intelligence: National Approaches”, Praeger, April 30, 2008


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