Zion Evrony


  • Politics
  • School

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Expertise

  • Israeli Foreign Policy
  • Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Human Rights
  • Ambassador (Ret.) Zion Evrony has held several diplomatic positions in Israel’s Foreign
    Service, including: Ambassador to the Holy See; Ambassador to Ireland; Consul General in
    Houston, Texas; director of the cadet course for new diplomats; head of the research team on
    Iran; and head of the Policy Planning Bureau. He is currently an adjunct professor at
    Georgetown University in addition to his position at the Catholic University of America. He was
    previously a visiting lecturer at Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Key Publications:
    ● “Hamas is not the IRA,” The New York Times, September 2, 2007.
    ● “From Ireland to Israel,” The New York Times, March 5, 2010.
    ● “The Conflict in Northern Ireland, Lessons for the Middle East,” Haaretz (Hebrew),
    December 31, 2010.
    ● Human Rights in International Relations (Hebrew), Open University Press, Tel Aviv,
    Israel, 2011.
    ● “The Menorah and the Cross,” The Times of Israel, December 30, 2013.
    ● “What’s Next for Jewish-Catholic Ties,” The Times of Israel, November 15, 2015.
    ● Jewish-Catholic Dialogue: Nostra Aetate, 50 Years On (Editor), Urbaniana University
    Press, 2016.