Political Correspondent and Columnist for the Jerusalem Post
Travels from Arnona, Israel
Topics:Middle Eastern and Foreign Affairs, Inside Israel and US Government, Positively Israel, Media and Current Events
Gil Hoffman is the chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post, teaches at Israel's largest journalism school, and hosts the daily radio show Inside Israel Today on Voice of Israel.com. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Hoffman has interviewed every major figure across the Israeli political spectrum, has been interviewed by top media on six continents and is a regular analyst on CNN, Al-Jazeera and other news outlets. Called "The most optimistic man in Israel" by Israel Television, Hoffman's writing, his radio show, and his TV appearances provide a behind the scenes look at the intrigue and humor in the Israeli political arena. Hoffman, who was raised in Chicago, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University's School of Journalism and wrote for the Miami Herald and Arizona Republic before moving to Israel. A reserve soldier in the IDF Spokesman's Unit, he has lectured in 10 countries and all 46 contiguous states not named Dakota. He lives with his family in Jerusalem.
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