Yisrael has a B.A. in Mideast Studies from Rutgers University and an MA in Jewish History from the University of Haifa. He has been a professional tour guide for the past 12 years, writes educational touring programs, and lectures both in Israel and abroad. Yisrael is local council chairman of the Eshchar Community Village where he lives with his wife and four children. Yisrael's recent book,Hamas Jihad: Antisemitism, Islamic World Conquest and the Manipulation of Palestinian NationalismHamas Jihad: Antisemitism, Islamic World Conquest and the Manipulation of Palestinian Nationalism, was published by White Hart Publications and is now available on Amazon.