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David Horovitz

(1962 - )

David Horovitz was appointed editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post in October 2004, rejoining the paper having worked for The Post from 1983-1990. Since leaving The Post, he had worked at the award-winning newsmagazine The Jerusalem Report, where he was the editor from 1998 and publisher from 2001.

Horovitz has also written from Israel for newspapers around the world, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Irish Times and The (London) Independent. He has been a frequent interviewee on CNN, the BBC, NPR and other TV and radio stations.

Horovitz is the author of Still Life with Bombers: Israel in the Age of Terrorism (2004). Horovitz is also the author of A Little Too Close to God : The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel (2000). He edited and co-wrote, with other members of staff, The Jerusalem Report’s 1996 biography of Yitzhak Rabin, Shalom, Friend, which was published in 12 countries and won the U.S. National Jewish Book Award for Non-Fiction. He won the 1995 Bnai Brith World Center award for journalism for his coverage of the previous year’s Buenos Aires Jewish community center bombing.

Horovitz was born on in London on August 12, 1962, and immigrated to Israel in 1983. He does his army reserve service in the Educational Corps. He is married to Lisa and they have three children.

Sources: David Horowitz. Photo Jerusalem Post.