Hirsh Goodman

Hirsh Goodman

Hirsh Goodman is a Senior Research Associate at The Institute for National Security Studies at Tel Aviv University, where he directs the Bronfman Program on Information Strategy. Prior to joining the Jaffee Center in August 2000, Goodman was the Vice President of the Jerusalem Post. In 1990 he founded the Jerusalem Report and served as its Editor-in-Chief for eight years. Between 1986 and 1989 he was the Strategic Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, where he authored, with W. Seth Carus, The Future Battlefield and the Arab-Israel Conflict. He has also written an official history of the Israeli Navy and many documentary films. From 1975 until 1986 Goodman was the Defense Correspondent of the Jerusalem Post, a contributing editor to U.S. News & World Report, a contributor to the New Republic, a special correspondent for the Sunday Times of London and a news analyst for CBS News. He continues to write a regular column, "My Word," for the Jerusalem Report. Goodman was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in March, 1946 and immigrated to Israel in February, 1965. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife and four children.

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