|Rank||Tat-Aluf (Brigadier general)|
|Commands held||IDF Spokesperson, Head of the Civil Administration in the West Bank|
Mordechai was recruited to the IDF in 1982 and served as a soldier and an officer in the 51st Battalion of the Golani Brigade. Then he served in the Research Department in the Intelligence Directorate, and in an operational unit in the branch. In 2001 he was appointed to be chief of coordination and connection headquarters in Gaza, and later served as chief of civilian administration in the West Bank in the staff of the Government's Actions Coordinator in the Territories.
Since April 7, 2011, and until October 14, 2013, Mordechai served as the IDF Spokesperson.
Mordechai is married and a father to three daughters.
- Next IDF Spokesperson: Brig. Gen. Yoav (Poli) Mordechai, Haaretz, March 20, 2011.
- Next Idf's Spokesperson: Brig. Gen. Yoav (Poli) Mordechai, IDF site, March 20, 2011.