2016 - 2017
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Merav Ceren is a Middle East Fellow at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, where she focuses on Israel, Iran, and counterterrorism policies. Previously, she worked at Israel’s Ministry of Defense, where she participated in negotiations in the West Bank between Israel’s Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories and Palestinian Authority officials. She has also researched and written on security and civil society issues for the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and studied in Istanbul. Merav received her M.A. in International Relations from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She is fluent in Hebrew, and has varying proficiency in Arabic and Turkish.