Iddo Netanyahu

Iddo Netanyahu ( born 1952 in Jerusalem) is an Israeli radiologist, author and playwright. He is the younger brother of the current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the soldier Jonathan Netanyahu and the son of Benzion Netanyahu.


He spent part of his childhood in the United States. He finished his studies at Cornell University in 1973, before he took part in the Yom Kippur War. He served, as well as his two brothers, in the Israeli Special Forces Sajeret Matkal.

He received his MD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and then completed internships at the University Hospital Georgetown University in Washington DC and the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He works as a radiologist at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, New York and is medical director of the radiological faculty. Besides, he writes books and pieces, which he began during his studies. His play A Happy Ending was performed in Italy by the Compagnia dell'Attimo for the European Day of Remembrance 2008.


  • The Rescuers - published in Hebrew, a collection of short stories
  • Yoni 's Last Battle: The Rescue at Entebbe, 1976 (2002) - later re-released as Entebbe: A Defining Moment On The War On Terrorism - The Jonathan Netanyahu Story, in Hebrew, English, Italian and Russian
  • Itamar K. - published in Hebrew and Russian, a novella
  • Sayeret Matkal at Entebbe - Hebrew
  • A happy ending - only in Italian, theater piece, entitled "Un happy ending " in Italy listed by the Compagnia dell'Attimo, now also in Germany and Israel
  • Author
  • Drama
  • Radiologist
  • Physician ( 20th century )
  • Israeli
  • Born in 1952
  • Man