Born in Jerusalem and raised in South Africa, the U.S. and Israel, Uri Goldflam has been working in the field of Israel education, and educational tourism for the past 21 years in various positions in Israel and abroad. "Showcasing Israel and travelling through the country is my passion" Uri has said many times to visitors from abroad. And with his deep knowledge of the Land, its biblical and contemporary history, it certainly shows. Uri works as a Tour Guide, popular lecturer and educational consultant with a wide range of local and visiting groups.
In addition to guiding Uri held several office positions. Most recently, as the Director of External Relations and Development of the Society for Protection of Nature in Israel. Prior to his work with SPNI, Uri held positions with Young Judea/Hadassah as tour guide, program director and education supervisor and as the Director of the International School at IDC Herzliya. Throughout his career, as a guide, counselor or manager, Uri has shown deep commitment to Israel, its history, people and landscape.
Mr. Goldflam is a licensed tour guide, holds a BA in International Relations and Judaic studies and an MA in International Relations from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is also a member of The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzlia’s (IDC) adjunct faculty. Uri served in the IDF as a combat platoon sergeant in a paratrooper unit, and continued to serve in the IDF's Paratrooper Reserves for 20 years. He is father to Naveh, Yael and Eden. They live in Tzur Hadassah in the Jerusalem Mountains where he had recently been elected to the town council.