Former U.S. and Israel Air Officer Named Patwa Director in New York

Dov Peleg, a Captain in the United States Air Force during World War II and later Chief of Staff of the Israel Air Force with the rank of Colonel, has been appointed director of the PATWA office of the Jewish Agency in New York which assists American professionals and technicians planning careers in Israel. He is also serving as acting director of the Jewish Agency’s Youth Department in New York.

Mr. Peleg was born in New York City, studied at R.C.A. Institute, Brown University and New York University. Following World War II he went to Israel with the first group of American students to attend the Hebrew University under the G.I. Bill of Rights. He served in the Israel Air Force from 1948 to 1951 as Deputy Director of Intelligence, Chief Signals Officer and Chief of Staff. Later he was Deputy Director of Administration, Israel Defense Ministry.

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