Ari Shavit

Ari Shavit is a leading Israeli columnist and writer. Born in Rehovot, Israel, Shavit served as a paratrooper in the IDF and studied philosophy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In the 1980s he wrote for the progressive weekly "Koteret Rashit, " in the early 1990s he was Chairperson of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, and in 1995 he joined "Haaretz, " where he serves on the editorial board. Shavit is also a leading commentator on Israeli public television. He is married, has a...See more