CEO and co-founder of The Bible Comes to Life
A fourth-generation resident of Moshav Merhavia, the first Jewish community established in Israel’s northern Jezreel Valley, Omer majored in Historical Geography and Religions at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His university studies followed the mandatory three years service in the Israel Defense Forces.
Omer served as Israel Tourism Consul, Director, Israel Ministry of Tourism, Midwest Region, and was posted in Chicago. He had the responsibility of promoting tourism to Israel in 13 U.S. states.
Before joining the Israel Ministry of Tourism in 2008, Omer served as the General Manager of the Kibbutz Ulpan program, overseeing all kibbutz-based Hebrew language institutes in Israel. He also served as Education Emissary for the Jewish Agency in Ontario for three years, during which time he was in charge of Israel advocacy programming.
Omer oversaw the Israel Ministry of Tourism’s marketing programs for tourism to Israel from Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Russia and Ukraine.
Omer is a certified Israel tour guide and served as the Head of Staff for Israel’s National Parks at Qumran, Megiddo, Beit Shearim and Tzipori. He speaks five languages and specialized in Religions, History and Bible studies.