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
Flashcards with Hebrew words, including the word "Tapuach," meaning "apple". (Illustrative)

My Word: A word in time

04/20/2018

My Word: Only in Israel

04/12/2018
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man dips cooking utensils in boiling water to remove remains of leaven in p

My Word: The story and miracles of Passover

03/29/2018

MY WORD: Reactor and reactions

03/22/2018

Eurovision hits and kicks

03/15/2018

My word: Political applause for thought

03/08/2018
A LOGO of Twitter is pictured next to the logo of Facebook.

My Word: Like; like it not

03/01/2018

My Word: Smoking guns and guns; safety and security

02/22/2018

My Word: Strengths and weaknesses, flights and fights

02/15/2018
Israeli poet Haim Gouri

From fighter to witness

02/11/2018
BDS

My Word: Uncivil society, ruffled feathers and bitter Waters

02/09/2018
SURVIVORS AND guests light candles at the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz

My Word: Poles apart on the Holocaust

02/01/2018
anne frank amsterdam

My Word: Losing Anne Frank

01/25/2018

My Word: Abbas’s speeches and narratives

01/18/2018
unrwa

My Word: UNRWA’s unsettling impact

01/11/2018

MY WORD: Eyes on Iran

01/04/2018

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