Ruth Yaron was a senior diplomat in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and has served in the past three years as the chief instructor in the National Defense College.
She is currently studying for a Ph.D. in Political Science.
During her time in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ruth served in the Ivory Coast, Toronto, Montreal and Washington. She handled Jordan-Israel relations, including participating in negotiations and the implementation of the Peace Accord (1995-1997). In 2002, she became spokesperson for the IDF with the rank of Brigadier-General.
As such, she was the first woman to be a member of the General Staff forum. She has served as the public representative in the public committee to expand health services over the past four years.