Meir Klifi-Amir

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Maj. Gen. (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir is the National Executive Director and CEO of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. The FIDF provide the following biography:

During his distinguished 33 years of IDF military service, Maj. Gen. (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir held several command positions in the IDF Paratroopers Brigade, and served as the Commander of the Givati Brigade. From 2001 to 2007, he held a wide range of commanding roles, including the Head of Division 91 on the Israel-Lebanon border, the Head of the Joint Doctrine and Training Division of the General Staff Command, and the Deputy Chief of the Ground Forces Command. From 2007 to 2010, Gen. Klifi-Amir served as the Military Secretary to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, where he was the special security advisor and partner in national security decisions. During the past four years, Gen. Klifi-Amir worked as a security consultant, specializing in national security and strategic planning for governments and agencies worldwide. He founded his own security firm in 2012. Gen. Klifi-Amir holds a B.A. in Political Science from the Haifa University in Israel. He is a graduate of Israel’s National Security College. Gen. Klifi-Amir is married to Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gila Klifi-Amir, and they have three children.[1]


  1. FIDF Website 2014 Major General (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir. Accessed 4 March 2015.