Liat Collins

Liat Collins was born and raised in Britain and emigrated to Israel in 1979, when she immediately joined the IDF.

After learning Hebrew during her military service, she received a bachelor’s degree in Chinese studies and international relations at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She followed that with a master’s degree (cum laude) in communications.

Liat has worked at The Jerusalem Post since 1988 in various positions as a reporter, columnist and editor. She received the Life and Environment Award from the umbrella organization of Israeli green NGOs for her contribution to raising the standards of environmental reporting and won praise for her coverage of the Oslo Accords and diplomatic process as parliamentary reporter.

She has traveled extensively for work-related stories, including in the Arab world, and has met personalities ranging from Hollywood stars to presidents, prime ministers and royalty.

Liat is editor of The International Jerusalem Post and writes a weekly oped column (My Word). She also writes the popular weekly "Say What?" spot on Hebrew slang in the Post's Weekend magazine. She is a regular contributor to radio shows around the world.

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu, wearing a face mask, stands inside the courtroom at the Jerusalem

My Word: Trying times for the prime minister and country

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu greets Blue and White leader Benny Gantz at the Knesset after the

The politics of musical chairs and job placements

Staff at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem wave at the IAF flyover on Independence Day.

Parameters of Israeli independence

Eli Cohen.

Eli Cohen, the spy who was larger than life


Coronavirus has turned our attention away from other major stories


A coronavirus-era window to the world – opinion


MY WORD: A matter of time and age in the corona-era


A spirit of wars and Passovers past in the fight against coronavirus


My Word: Crowning the butterfly effect


My Word: Conquering fear in the time of corona

Empty El Al Israel Airlines check-in counters are seen at Ben Gurion International airport in Lod, n

Coronavirus conundrums and repercussions


From Whitney Houston’s hologram to political comebacks


Keeping antisemitism afloat at the Aalst carnival


From Albert Camus's 'Plague' to the coronavirus


My Word: A journey to the Jordan Valley


My Word: Emojis, signs and mixed messages


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