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.
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

Outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot - A look back

01/11/2019
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
US President Donald Trump meets with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office.

Netanyahu reveals who Trump makes deals with

12/24/2018
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Chinese VP Wang Qishan attend the Committee on Innovation in I

Does Israel need to beware of Chinese gifts?

12/20/2018
THE US is cracking down on terror finance. (Reuters)

Facing terror, should Israel 'divorce' the Palestinians?

12/13/2018
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu flies by helicopter to the border with Lebanon

Editor's Notes: Netanyahu’s ‘Wag the Dog’?

12/06/2018

Hezbollah’s attack tunnels are just part of Israel’s concerns in North

12/04/2018
US AMBASSADOR to Israel David Friedman speaks at the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem last yea

Editor's Notes: It’s not all about Israel

11/29/2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an annual state memorial ceremony for Israel

Netanyahu lacks strategy but made the right decision

11/15/2018

Netanyahu as defense minister is too much

11/14/2018
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and other top IDF personnel in a security meeting in Tel Aviv  on

Analysis: What was the IDF doing in Gaza and is a new war brewing?

11/12/2018
US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum

What will come first - Elections or U.S. peace plan rollout?

11/09/2018

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