Efraim Halevy

Efraim Halevy

Efraim Halevi (Hebrew: אפרים הלוי; born 1934) is a lawyer and an Israeli intelligence expert. He was the ninth director of Mossad and the 4th head of the Israeli National Security Council.

Above all, he is remembered for his part in bringing about the peace treaty with Jordan. The special relationship he developed with King Hussein made it possible for Halevy to open Jordan to the awareness that only a peace agreement with Israel would extricate the Hashemite kingdom from the crisis after the Gulf War.

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... Halevy was born in London to an established Orthodox Jewish family ... Halevy remained in the Mossad for the next 28 years, heading three different branches throughout ... Halevy served as the envoy and confidant of five Prime Ministers Yitzhak Shamir, Yitzhak Rabin, Benjamin Netanyahu, Ehud Barak and Ariel Sharon ...