Yaakov Katz

Yaakov Katz is The Jerusalem Post's editor-in-chief. He previously served for close to a decade as the paper's military reporter and defense analyst. He is the author of "Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power" and co-author of two books: "Weapon Wizards - How Israel Became a High-Tech Military Superpower" and "Israel vs. Iran - The Shadow War".

In 2012-2013 he was a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University and was a faculty member at Harvard's Extension School where he taught an advanced course in journalism.
Left wing protesters in Tel Aviv

Editor's Notes: Why is ‘Left’ an Israeli curse word?

03/10/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a press conference, February 28th, 2019

For all Israelis Netanyahu's indictment is sad

03/03/2019

Relax, Otzma hasn’t ruined Israel-U.S. ties

03/12/2019
The monument to the Ghetto Heroes in Warsaw, after a wreath-laying ceremony last week

Editor's Notes: The anatomy of a diplomatic crisis

02/22/2019
Elan Carr in Jerusalem.

Trump envoy to ‘Post’: Antisemitism at its worst since Holocaust

02/21/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on in front of the Leviathan gas platform

Yaakov Katz says elections should be about hope

02/14/2019
American and Israeli Jews [Illustrative]

Editor's Notes: Letting elections come between Israel and the Diaspora

02/07/2019

Pollard says Netanyahu-Trump posters prove 'PM has abandoned me'

02/05/2019
Benny Gantz

Gantz & Lapid: Similarities across the Center

02/01/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and  Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit

How a Netanyahu indictment changes Israel’s elections

01/25/2019
IRWIN COTLER participates in a news conference of the Organization of American States (OEA in French

Irwin Cotler: The human rights defender

01/18/2019
Jerusalem light rail

Israel okays signing deals with companies working in Iran, gov’t reveals

01/15/2019
Aviv Kochavi (L) and Gadi Eisenkot (R)

Eisenkot sets public diplomacy example for Kohavi with farewell campaign

01/14/2019
Former IDF chief-of-staff Benny Gantz, December 26th, 2018

Editor's Notes: Is Benny Gantz the messiah of Israel’s political system?

01/10/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a weekly cabinet meeting, December 16th, 2018

Elections will be greatest test of Netanyahu’s career

12/28/2018
Benjamin Netanyahu

Don’t make this election the ugliest ever

12/24/2018

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