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

Aviv Kochavi (L) and Gadi Eisenkot (R)

Eisenkot sets public diplomacy example for Kohavi with farewell campaign

Former IDF chief-of-staff Benny Gantz, December 26th, 2018

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


Outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot - A look back

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a weekly cabinet meeting, December 16th, 2018

Elections will be greatest test of Netanyahu’s career

Benjamin Netanyahu

Don’t make this election the ugliest ever

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

Netanyahu reveals who Trump makes deals with

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

Does Israel need to beware of Chinese gifts?

THE US is cracking down on terror finance. (Reuters)

Facing terror, should Israel 'divorce' the Palestinians?

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu flies by helicopter to the border with Lebanon

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


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

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

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an annual state memorial ceremony for Israel

Netanyahu lacks strategy but made the right decision


Netanyahu as defense minister is too much

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?

US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum

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


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