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.

Omran Daqneesh

My word: Shooting photos and war symbols

Gaza resort

My Word: Pooling resources and last resorts

DEMONSTRATORS WAVE the Palestinian flag during a march by various groups, including Black Lives Matt

My Word: Political correctness and craziness

Protesters climb on the statue in the Place de la République in Paris during a banned demonstration

My Word: Sound bites and echoes of war

Gal Gadot

My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots

french aliya

My Word: Single loyalty, multiple sympathies

PASTOR RENEE MCKENZIE explains a mural in the Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia to Channel 10’s

My Word: The writing on the walls

Hallel Yaffa Ariel

My word: Summer tears, fears and rays of light

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey

palestinian water

My Word: Blood libels thicker than water

Memorial at Sarona Market

My Word: Three attacks, three cities


MY WORD: Bernard Lewis’s century

Jerusalem panorama

My Word: The real and surreal Jerusalem


My Word: Taiwan revisited

Independence Day

My word: Failed rhetoric

Jeremy Corbyn

My Word: Labour pains


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