Israel has been the COO of the Azrieli Group since April 2021.
Prior to his appointment as COO, from 2002 onwards Israel served as the CEO of Azrieli subsidiaries Gemel T’sua Investments Ltd., Otzma & Co. Maccabim Investments Ltd., Urban A.A.R. Ltd. and the Herzliya Business Park Operations Ltd. management company. He has also held other positions in the Azrieli Group since 1999, including in property management and marketing, project management , logistics, and construction.
From 1989-99, Israel served as the CEO of Stores and a member of the board of Hagarin-Gardening & Agriculture.
He served in the IDF for some 25 years from 1965-89, retiring with the rank of Colonel.
Israel holds a BA in History from Tel Aviv University.