Israel Tourism Commissioner, North America
Uri Steinberg has a bachelor’s from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a master’s from Tel Aviv University. He served three years in a special reconnaissance unit in the IDF. Before joining the Israel Ministry of Tourism in 2005, Uri served four years as Senior Assistant to the Spokesperson of the Israel Ministry of Justice and Attorney General. From 2007 to 2011, Uri headed the Ministry of Tourism Chicago Office for the Midwest Region. He returned to Israel to lead the North American Marketing Department before his promotion to New York as Tourism Commissioner. Uri and his wife, Osnat, have two daughters.