Areas of Expertise
Gad is available for training, consulting and speaking engagements, with notable expertise in the following areas:
- Security, counterterrorism
- Intelligence, clandestine operations
- Media, entertainment
- Risk assessment and management
- Political issues, foreign affairs
Gad Shimron was a member of various operative units of the Mossad. He was instrumental in the rescue of the Ethiopian Jews out of Sudan and Ethiopia and bringing them to Israel, famously known as "Operation Brothers." The script for The Red Sea Diving Resort, a 2019 spy thriller film by Netflix, was loosely based on an the mission, and listeners of SPYSCAPE's True Spies podcast series know the mind bending story as told by Gad in episode #1: Operation Brothers (link below).
Gad is also the former foreign news editor, security analyst and commentator at Maariv, one of Israel's leading dailies, and during the 90s, he served as the European correspondent for the Israeli daily newspaper.
- Mossad & Myth: How did a small country intelligence agency become a myth, and why is "Mossad" the most common Hebrew word after "Shalom?"
- Zionist "James Bond": Personal stories of an Ethiopian Jewish immigrant from Sudan, during "The Red Sea" Mossad operation
- The incredible story of Viktor Grayevsky, the Israeli "James Bond"
- The hunt of Herbert Cukurs: The story of the only Mossad operation to execute a Nazi war criminal. Based Gad's book, The Execution of the Hangman of Riga
- Mossad clandestine operations in Sudan in the 80s - Gad's personal story
- German spies and commando activity in Palestine in WWII
- Current Middle East affairs
- Iran - challenge and opportunity
- The history of Israeli Intelligence Community, or why is Mossad the second most used Hebrew word (after Shalom)
- The role of the IDF (Israeli army) in the society
- Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
- Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island
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