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David Horovitz

Other people have the similar name David Horowitz
David Horovitz (left) interviewing Bernard Lewis for The Jerusalem Post in 2011.

David Horovitz (Hebrew: דוד הוֹרוֹביץ‎; born 12 August 1962) is a British-born Israeli journalist, author and speaker. He is the founding editor of The Times of Israel, a current affairs website based in Jerusalem that launched in February 2012. Previously, he had been the editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post.


  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • Books 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


He worked for the Post in 1983 to 1990. He then worked at The Jerusalem Report, where he was the editor from 1998 and publisher from 2001. In October 2004, Horovitz rejoined the Post as editor-in-chief. David announced he was leaving the Jerusalem Post in a postscript to his final editor's notes column on Friday July 1st, 2011. His final column for the Post featured an interview of Jimmy Wales. In February 2012, together with Seth Klarman of Baupost Group, Horovitz launched The Times of Israel, an English-language Israeli news website published out of Jerusalem.[1]

Horovitz has also written from Israel for newspapers around the world, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Irish Times and The Independent (London). He has been a frequent interviewee on IBA, 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) and of A Little Too Close to God : The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel (2000). He edited and co-wrote The Jerusalem Report’s 1996 biography of Yitzhak Rabin, Shalom, Friend: The Life and Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin, which won the U.S. National Jewish Book Award for Non-Fiction.

In 1995, he received the B'nai B'rith World Center award for journalism for his coverage of the 1994 AMIA bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. In 2005, he received the JDC award for journalism on Israel and Diaspora affairs.

Personal life

Born in London in 1962, Horovitz immigrated to Israel in 1983. He performed his army reserve service in the Education and Youth Corps of the Israeli Defense Forces. He and his wife Lisa have three children.



  1. ^ Nathan-Kazis, Josh (29 February 2012). "The Softspoken Man Behind Times of Israel".  

External links

  • David Horovitz's Website, retrieved 2010-08-01 . The author's website.
  • Lecture bureau.
  • Interview: David Horovitz Discusses Israel's Intricate Gaza Withdrawal
  • The Personal and the Political: Talking with David Horovitz
  • Jimmy Wales’s benevolent WorldHeritage wisdom
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