Lahav Harkov

Lahav Harkov

Lahav Harkov is the Senior Contributing Editor of The Jerusalem Post. Her responsibilities include reporting on and analyzing the Knesset and Israeli politics. She has interviewed major figures across the Israeli political spectrum and is well-connected to the country's top lawmakers
 
She is often invited to lecture on Israeli government and politics, and international news outlets, such as the BBC, France 24 and Sky News have sought her insights and analysis about breaking news.
 
Harkov grew up in New Jersey, making aliyah at age 17, where she did two years of National Service (Sherut Leumi) at museums dealing with Jewish and Israeli history. Harkov has a degree in Political Science and Communications at Bar-Ilan University. Email Lahav at lahavharkov@gmail.com

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