Jerusalem-based journalist; former Jerusalem correspondent
Travels from Jerusalem, Israel
Topics:Media and Current Events, Middle Eastern and Foreign Affairs
Lefkovits is a native of Chicago who studied at University of Chicago, Hebrew University and then at the Sorbonne in Paris. While studying at Hebrew U, he worked as a Jerusalem research assistant to the bureau chief of a Japanese daily, the Asahi Shimbun. After university,he served as senior assistant to former New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Serge Schmemann.
Etgar served in the Israeli army as a military correspondent for the IDF magazine 'Bamahane'. From 2000-2009, he served as Jerusalem correspondent for the Jerusalem Post. He has spoken at many American universities including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and UCLA. His most recent work from Poland has been published in the International Herald Tribune.
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