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List of notable or famous journalists from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Israel and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Israel is included when available.

This list features people like Sheizaf Rafaeli and Roman Frister.

This historic journalists from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Israel?" These prominent journalists of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli journalists.

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Adi Talmor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Adi Talmor Died at 58 (1953-2011) Adi Talmor was an Israeli journalist and news presenter.

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Adir Zik is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Adir Zik Died at 66 (1939-2005) Adir Zik was an Israeli television producer and journalist.

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Ahron Bregman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ahron Bregman age 60 Ahron Bregman is a British-Israeli political scientist, as well as a writer and journalist, specialising on the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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Akiva Eldar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Akiva Eldar age 72 Akiva Eldar is an Israeli columnist for Al-Monitor and author. He was a chief political columnist and editorial writer for the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz, where he worked for 35 years—his ...more

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Alexander Kogan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Alexander Kogan age 43 Alexander Kogan is a Russian music artist. Born in Russia, he was brought up in the United States and now works in Los Angeles, New York, and London on music projects. Kogan supported Julio ...more

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Alexander Sauber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Alexander Sauber Died at 58 (1903-1961)

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Alon Ben David is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Alon Ben David Alon Ben-David is an Israeli television and print journalist. He is a senior defense correspondent for Israel's Channel 10 and is anchoring the network's Friday magazine.

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Alon Miasnikov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
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Amira Hass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Amira Hass age 61 Amira Hass is an Israeli journalist and author, mostly known for her columns in the daily newspaper Haaretz. She is particularly recognized for her reporting on Palestinian affairs in the West ...more

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Amnon Kapeliouk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Amnon Kapeliouk Died at 79 (1930-2009) Amnon Kapeliouk was an Israeli journalist and author. He was a co-founder of B'Tselem and was known for his close ties to Yasser Arafat.

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Amos Oz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Amos Oz age 78 Amos Oz is an Israeli writer, novelist, journalist and intellectual. He is also a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba. Oz's work has been published in 42 languages, ...more

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Amotz Asa-El is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Amotz Asa-El Amotz Asa-El the former Executive Editor of the Jerusalem Post and a leading commentator on Israeli, Middle Eastern and Jewish affairs, is the Jerusalem Post's senior columnist and Middle East ...more

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Ari Libsker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ari Libsker age 46 Ari Libsker, is an Israeli filmmaker and journalist. He has made several documentaries. His film Stalags featured in The New York Times and won several awards. In March 2012 he curated the ...more

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Ari Rath is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ari Rath age 93 Ari Rath is an Austrian-Israeli journalist and writer. Rath was born in Vienna grew up there. After the Anschluss he came through a Kindertransport as a thirteen-year-old boy to Palestine. As ...more

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Ezriel Carlebach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ezriel Carlebach Died at 47 (1909-1956) Ezriel Carlebach was a prominent journalist and editorial writer during the period of Jewish settlement in Palestine and during the early days of the state of Israel. He was the first editor of ...more

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Barry Chamish is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Barry Chamish age 66 Barry Chamish is a Canadian-born Israeli writer and public speaker. He is best known for developing Yitzhak Rabin assassination conspiracy theories.

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Ben-Dror Yemini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ben-Dror Yemini age 63 Ben-Dror Yemini is an Israeli journalist. He has worked for the daily newspaper Maariv, and in Spring 2014 began writing for the daily Yedioth Ahronoth.

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Benjamin Balint is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Benjamin Balint

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Benny Ziffer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Benny Ziffer age 65 Benny Ziffer is an Israeli author and journalist.

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Caroline Glick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Caroline Glick Caroline Glick is a US-born Israeli journalist, newspaper editor, and writer. She writes for Makor Rishon and is the deputy managing editor of The Jerusalem Post. She is also the Senior Fellow ...more

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Dahn Ben-Amotz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Dahn Ben-Amotz Died at 65 (1924-1989) Dahn Ben-Amotz was an Israeli radio broadcaster, journalist, playwright, and author, as well as a former Palmah member. Despite having immigrated from Poland in 1938, he was often considered the ...more

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Dan Margalit is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Dan Margalit age 80 Dan Margalit is an Israeli journalist, author and television host.

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Daniel Ben-Simon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Daniel Ben-Simon age 63 Daniel Ben-Simon is an Israeli journalist and politician, who served as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 2009 and 2013.

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Danny Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Danny Rubinstein age 81 Daniel "Danny" Rubinstein is an Israeli journalist and author. He previously worked for Haaretz, where he was an Arab affairs analyst and a member of the editorial board.

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Daphne Barak is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Daphne Barak Daphne Barak is an Israeli-American interviewer whose subjects have included film and music celebrities, royalty, world leaders, and international personalities.

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David Landau is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
David Landau age 71 Maurice David Landau OBE was a British/Israeli journalist and newspaper editor. Landau was editor-in-chief of the Israeli newspaper Haaretz from 2004 to 2008. He was the founder and ...more

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Ehud Yaari is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ehud Yaari age 73 Ehud Ya'ari is an Israeli journalist, author, television personality and political commentator.

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Eitan Haber is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Eitan Haber age 78 Eitan Haber is an Israeli journalist and publicist. He is known for his writing on military and security issues, and for his longtime association with the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak

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Eliezer Livneh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Eliezer Livneh Died at 73 (1902-1975) Eliezer Livneh was a Zionist activist, journalist, publicist and Israeli politician. He is known for his activism against nuclear proliferation of the Middle East and for his endorsement of the ...more

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Emuna Elon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Emuna Elon age 63 Emuna Elon is an Israeli author, journalist and women's rights activist.

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Ephraim Katz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ephraim Katz Died at 60 (1932-1992) Ephraim Katz was a writer, journalist, and filmmaker who devoted his life to gathering the information in his book, The Film Encyclopedia, first published in 1979. Katz, born in Tel Aviv, ...more

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Esther Vilenska is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Esther Vilenska Died at 57 (1918-1975) Esther Vilenska was an Israeli communist politician, journalist and author who served as a member of the Knesset for Maki between 1951 and 1959 and then again from 1961 to 1965.

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Gabi Gazit is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Gabi Gazit age 72 Gabi Gazit is an Israeli journalist, television personality and radio host. Gabi Gazit, born in Czechoslovakia to a religious family, grew up in Kfar Yehoshua, a moshav in the Jezreel Valley. He ...more

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Gad Lerner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Gad Lerner age 63 Gad Lerner is an Italian journalist and writer.

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Gideon Levy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Gideon Levy age 65 Gideon Levy is an Israeli journalist. Levy writes opinion pieces and a weekly column for the newspaper Haaretz that often focus on the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. A ...more

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Gil Kezwer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Gil Kezwer Gil Kezwer is a Toronto, Canada-born journalist who now lives in Jerusalem, Israel. In Israel, Gil changed his surname to Zohar - a Hebrew word meaning radiance, as well as being the main text ...more

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Haggai Hoberman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Haggai Hoberman age 59 Haggai Hoberman is an Israeli journalist and author. Hoberman grew up in Haifa and his military service was with the Nahal brigade in Kfar Etzion. Subsequent to completing his army service, he ...more

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Haim Gouri is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Haim Gouri age 94 Haim Gouri is an Israeli poet, novelist, journalist, and documentary filmmaker.

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Haviv Rettig is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Haviv Rettig Haviv Rettig Gur is an Israeli journalist who serves as the political correspondent and analyst for The Times of Israel. From 2010 to 2012, he served as the Director of Communications for the ...more

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Herb Keinon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Herb Keinon Herb Keinon is an American-born Israeli journalist. He is a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.

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Herzl Rosenblum is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Herzl Rosenblum Died at 88 (1903-1991) Herzl Rosenblum was an Israeli journalist and politician. A signatory of the Israeli declaration of independence, he worked as editor of Yedioth Ahronoth for more than 35 years.

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Hillel Fendel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Hillel Fendel Hillel Fendel was, for 16 years, senior editor and co-founder of Arutz Sheva's "Israel National News" and also works as an author and editor. He worked as a teacher and rabbi in the ...more

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Ilana Dayan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ilana Dayan age 53 Ilana Dayan-Orbach is an Israeli investigative journalist, anchorwoman, and attorney. She is best known as host of the investigative television program Uvda on the Israeli Channel 2.

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Emmanuel Rosen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Emmanuel Rosen age 57 Emmanuel Rosen is an Israeli journalist, political analyst and media personality. He has worked in radio, television and print media. He currently presents a weekly programme on Israel’s Channel ...more

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Isabella Ginor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Isabella Ginor Isabella Ginor was born in Ukraine. Since 1967 she has lived in Israel, where she studied at Tel Aviv University. She is an Israeli journalist and an analyst on post-Soviet affairs. She is a ...more

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Israel Segal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Israel Segal Died at 63 (1944-2007) Israel Segal was an Israeli journalist, author, and longtime political commentator.

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Israel Shamir is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Israel Shamir age 70 Israel Shamir, also known by the names Jöran Jermas and Adam Ermash, is a citizen of Sweden and Russian writer and journalist. He is a commentator on Arab–Israeli relations and Jewish ...more

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Ithamar Handelman Smith is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Ithamar Handelman Smith age 41 Itamar Handelman Smith, also known by his pen name Ithamar Ben-Canaan, is a Jewish writer, columnist, filmmaker, playwright and sometimes DJ based in Paris. He is renowned for several ...more

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Jona von Ustinov is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Jona von Ustinov Died at 70 (1892-1962) Jona Baron von Ustinov was a German journalist and diplomat who worked for MI5 during the time of the Nazi regime. He was the son of Baron Plato von Ustinov and father of the actor Sir Peter

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Joshua Simon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Journalists from Israel
Joshua Simon Joshua Simon is an art curator, writer and filmmaker born in Tel Aviv, Israel. In March 2012 he curated the exhibition Iran in opposition to Israeli government plans to go to war with Iran in ...more