Retired Major General (IAF) Ben-Israel is the Chairman of Israel Space Agency as well as a Professor at Tel-Aviv University (Cohen Institute for the History & Philosophy of Sciences and Ideas and the School of Government and Policy). He is member of multiple committees and boards pertaining to science technology and security. In addition to his notable military career, Isaac Ben-Israel was a member of the 17th Knesset, Director of Defense R&D Directorate in IMOD, head of Curiel Centre for International Studies and a member of Jaffe Centre for Strategic Studies, and Chairman of the Technion Entrepreneurial Incubator. Professor Ben-Israel has writes and consults on military and security issues. He earned his PhD in Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy at Tel-Aviv University.