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.

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EDITOR’S NOTES: Breaking the cycle

An Israeli mobile artillery unit fires during a combined forces drill in Shizafon military base

Analysis: IDF’s new missile corps will revolutionize how Israel wages war

Gadi Eisenkot

Time for a transparent IDF

TRAVELERS WAIT in line at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Let critics come to Israel and see this

Editor's Notes: Politics at our borders

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the cabinet meeting July 29, 2018

Meet the Druze general leading the Nation State Law fight

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a weekly cabinet meeting in May 2018.

Netanyahu sows division again: It’s ‘us or them’

THE NEWLY built settlement of Amihai seen from the vinyards of Meshek Achiya just north of the Shilo

With Trump, why isn’t Netanyahu building more settlements?

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youths study religious texts at a synagogue in Jerusalem April 7, 2011.

Editor's Notes: Time for a Halachic revolution


Editor's Notes: Moving the goalpost: The much-anticipated U.S. peace plan

Kyai Haji Yahya Cholil Staquf shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, June 14, 2018.

Editor's Notes: A message of peace and rahma

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Israeli Culture Minister Miri Regev (L) present th

Cut the politics: Regev, Messi and the BDS movement

Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike in Gaza May 29, 2018

Editor's Notes: Changing the Gaza paradigm


EDITOR’S NOTES: Surrealism and media failures

US President Donald Trump

EDITOR'S NOTES: The final word on Iran


Editor's Notes: The Iran show

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Israel at 70: Time to be proud


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