Gil Hoffman

Gil Hoffman is the chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian leaders, he has interviewed every major figure across the Israeli political spectrum, has been interviewed by top media on six continents and is a regular analyst on CNN, Al-Jazeera and other news outlets. Called "The most optimistic man in Israel" by Israel Television, Hoffman provides a behind the scenes look at the intrigue and humor in the Israeli political arena. He was raised in Chicago, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University's School of Journalism, and wrote for the Miami Herald and Arizona Republic before moving to Israel. A reserve soldier in the IDF Spokesman's Unit, he has lectured in every major English-speaking country in the world, more than half the Canadian provinces, and recently made history in Hawaii by becoming the first speaker to have lectured about Israel in all 50 US states. He lives with his family in Jerusalem. Email Gil at

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MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint List) at the Knesset August 8, 2018.

Tibi: Netanyahu inciting to kill us; Odeh asks Knesset for bodyguard


Netanyahu, Gantz spin minority coalition in push for unity compromise

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz given the mandate and 28 days to form new government by Rivlin

Gantz blasts Netanyahu for not giving in on bloc


Was this week’s Gaza conflict a political success for Netanyahu?

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz meets with Avigdor Liberman, November 14, 2019

Gantz, Liberman vow to avoid third election

Yisrael Beteynu leader Avigdor Liberman meets with President Reuven Rivlin, November 13, 2019

President Rivlin and kingmaker Liberman meeting on coalition


Political Affairs: Is avoiding a third election still possible?


Majority in Blue and White for compromise

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz (L) receives the mandate to form a government from President Reuve

Gantz receives mandate from Rivlin to form government

President Reuven Rivlin (center) meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and Blue and W

Likud accepts Blue and white invite to talks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Boc

The Shakespearean tragedy of Netanyahu - analysis

Benny Gantz has awoken from his post-election slumber.

Benny Gantz to receive mandate from President Rivlin Wednesday night


Netanyahu gives up effort to form government, returns mandate

WILL THEY meet in the next government? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz at the memo

Why the Likud and Blue and White agree stalling is for the better


Right bloc vows not to join minority government

Avigdor Liberman, chairman of Yisrael Beytenu in conversation with the Jerusalem Post

Avigdor Liberman blames Likud for political stalemate


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