A veteran of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) reserves and former paratrooper, Uri Goldflam is Scholar-in-Residence at Travel Trailer Israel and an expert on the geography, history, and the ancient religions that transect the Holy Land in the nation of Israel. Born in Jerusalem, Goldflam was raised in the United States and Israel. He earned his undergraduate degree in International Relations and Judaic Studies, as well as a master’s degree in Foreign Policy and Diplomacy, from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Equally engaging and informative, Goldflam brings a professor’s knowledge to his presentations as he addresses and explains the armed conflicts that currently dominate the Holy Land, international news, and the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Uri serves as a licensed guide to a variety of groups and delegations including, Churches, families, prime ministers, members of congress and senior executives. Serving as a combat platoon sergeant in a paratrooper unit, Goldflam remained in the IDF’s Paratrooper Reserves for over 20 years, and also served as an elected member of the Tzur Hadassah town council where he resides with this family in the mountains outside of Jerusalem.