Haaretz Announces New Hires Covering America and the Jewish World

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President-elect Joe Biden, left, shaking hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they deliver joint statements during a meeting in Jerusalem March 9, 2016.
President-elect Joe Biden, left, shaking hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they deliver joint statements during a meeting in Jerusalem March 9, 2016.Credit: POOL/ REUTERS
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Alon Pinkas is joining Haaretz English Edition as a senior writer on Israeli and American politics. Alon, a former diplomat, served as Israel’s consul general in New York and as a foreign policy adviser to multiple foreign ministers and prime ministers. He has also written political commentary for leading media outlets in Israel and the United States. At Haaretz, Alon will cover the intersection of Israeli politics, American politics and the U.S.-Israel relationship.

>>> Visit Alons writer’s page to see his previous articles for Haaretz >>>

Ben Samuels began working in late December as Haaretz’s new U.S. correspondent, based out of Washington, from where he has been covering Congress, the incoming Biden administration, the American Jewish community and other topics of interest to Haaretz readers and subscribers. Ben previously worked as a senior news editor on the Haaretz news desk for six years.

<<< Visit Ben’s writer’s page to see his previous articles for Haaretz >>>

Danielle Ziri, currently our correspondent in New York, will be transitioning in the coming weeks to her new role as Jewish World correspondent, replacing Judy Maltz, who was recently appointed Haaretz’s diplomatic correspondent. Danielle’s coverage in New York focused on topics such as antisemitism and the COVID-19 outbreak. In her new role, she will continue to focus on stories that make a difference for Jewish communities around the world.

<<< Visit Danielle’s writer’s page to see all of her articles for Haaretz >>>

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