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. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian leaders, he 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 provides a behind the scenes look at the intrigue and humor in the Israeli political arena. He 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 every major English-speaking country in the world, half the Canadian provinces, and is the first human being to lecture about Israel in all 49 US states. He promises eternal friendship to anyone who can get him a gig in Hawaii. He lives with his family in Jerusalem.
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