Yoni Komorov is Senior Vice President at the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace. Prior to joining the Center, he was based in Palm Beach, Florida and served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman, S. Daniel Abraham. In this capacity, Mr. Komorov assisted Mr. Abraham with his various philanthropic ventures and also traveled extensively to the Middle East, accompanying the Chairman on his track II diplomatic efforts.
Mr. Komorov served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces and moved to the United States in 2002 after completing his service in the IDF. During his academic studies he worked as a legislative intern at the House Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia, was a research associate for the Public International Law and Policy Group and also worked as a foreign legal clerk at the Supreme Court of Israel in Jerusalem. Mr. Komorov graduated from the University of Miami in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and received his J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law in 2014. He often speaks to students about the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and prospects for peace. He also lectures at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service on Israel’s legal system and the role of the Supreme Court in Israeli society.