Since the end of 2017, Avinoam has been the head of the cluster in the legal counsel department of the Ministry of Justice. The cluster he directs is responsible for providing ongoing counsel to government ministries and for promoting legislative initiatives in a variety of areas: schools and higher education; courts; and comparison of Israeli law and laws applying to the Judea and Samaria region.Previously, Avinoam was a prosecutor in the department of supreme court cases in the Attorney General’s office, and in this framework, he represented the State in cases filed against it in the supreme court. Among the topics he dealt with were cases on evacuation of outposts; religion and state; and cases of sensitive security matters.
Avinoam lives in the community settlement of Alon in the Judean desert. He is married to Havi and is the father of four children – three boys and one girl. In his free time, he plays the piano and is a long-distance runner.
Avinoam is a graduate of the Tel Aviv-Northwestern Israeli-American double master’s program in public law – and holds a bachelor's in law from the University of Haifa.