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.



Email: liat@jpost.com
PALESTINIANS WALK past graffiti depicting jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, currently serving fi

My Word: Hunger-striking, power-hungry and bloodthirsty Barghouti

04/20/2017
Passover

My Word: On bondage and bonds, refugees and nationhood

04/06/2017
GOOD DEEDS DAY

My word: Doing good is going strong

03/30/2017
ISRAEL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY employees block the street during a protest against the Histadrut labo

My Word: Bad breaking broadcasting news

03/23/2017
Un véhicule équipé de la technologie Mobileye

My Word: The driverless car and the bumpy road of life

03/16/2017
women idf

My word: Stuck (proudly) in the middle

03/09/2017
Hamas

My Word: Battling tunnel vision

03/02/2017
Amman

My Word: Looking to the East Bank

02/23/2017
West Papuans

My word: Different peoples, different public relations

02/16/2017
reporters without borders

My word: Flogging newspapers, flogging journalists

02/02/2017
People gather in front of the US embassy in Tel Aviv in solidarity with the Women’s March in Washing

My Word: On alternative facts and the Shoah

01/26/2017
One of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’s elephants enters the arena for its final show in

My Word: The White House and the Big Top

01/19/2017
The Israel Project truck

My Word: Near and far - Terrorism in perspective

01/12/2017
Trump for Truth

My word: The truth, the ‘hole’ truth and the post-truth

01/05/2017
Dvora Waysman

Books: The universal search

01/05/2017
US Secretary of State John Kerry

My Word: Obama and the UN’s end-of-year sale

12/29/2016

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