Harry Stern has written and lectured on Middle Eastern affairs and their impact on Israel’s military challenges. Upon receiving his M.A. and doctorate from Columbia University, Stern moved to Israel, where he assumed the role of Director of Community Organization for Southern Tel Aviv and held a faculty position at Hebrew University, in Jerusalem.

When Stern returned to the United States, he held the position of CEO of several Jewish organizations, including the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta and the Lawrence Family JCC of San Diego. REJA Press published his memoir, Anemone in a Desert Landscape. He then launched the Bargal-Canaan series of espionage novels in 2020 with My Brothers’ Keeper. Stern lives in Atlanta with his wife, Aviva. They have three children and six grandchildren.