Campaign links: Itamar Gelbman (R-TX-6)
Itamar Gelbman Congressional Candidate Texas District 6
Biography of Itamar Gelbman from Itamar Gelbman for Congress
Itamar Gelbman was born in the United States and, as a child, moved to Israel with his parents where he grew up. While studying Business Management and Computer Science at Tel Aviv University, Itamar served as an undercover reserve police officer in the Tel Aviv Police Department.
After graduation, Itamar joined the Israeli Defense Force where he served as a lieutenant in the Army Special Forces. For his service he received numerous awards, including commendations from the Chief of Staff, IDF.
Since returning to the United States, Itamar has worked as a security consultant for high profile clientele. He also advises law enforcement agencies on Israeli counter-terror, military and police strategies and border security.
Itamar also serves as a search and rescue pilot in the U.S. Air Force, Civil Air Patrol.
Since starting his first business in 2004, Itamar has created hundreds of jobs for Americans.
Itamar comes from fighting stock. Both parents served in the Army. All of his grandparents escaped from Nazi capture during WW II. His mother’s mother escaped alone from a mass grave in Auschwitz and his father’s parents leaped from the Holocaust train taking them to Treblinka.