Akiva Eldar

Akiva Eldar ( _he. עקיבא אלדר) is an Israeli journalist and author, currently a chief political columnist and editorial writer for the Israeli national daily Ha'aretz. His columns also appear regularly in the Ha'aretz-International Herald Tribune edition, as well as in the Japanese daily Mainichi Shimbun. He lectured at the School of Journalism in Tel Aviv University and is also a consultant at CBS News.

Eldar graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he majored in Economics, Political Science and Psychology. After that he served as spokesperson for former Mayor of Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek. Then he was reporter and editor at the Israeli Public Radio. Eldar has been with Ha'aretz since 1978, in 1983-1993 he was the diplomatic correspondent for Ha'aretz. In 1993-1996 he served as Ha'aretz United States Bureau Chief and Washington, D.C. correspondent, covering the peace process, Israel-United States relations, American issues and Israel-Diaspora relations. He was a special consultant to Abba Eban's PBS television documentaries on the history of Israel and the Oslo accords.

In October 2007 Akiva Eldar has won the annual Eliav-Sartawi award for Middle Eastern journalism, awarded by Search for Common Ground, an international conflict transformation organization, sharing it with Jordanian journalist Salameh Nematt. [ [http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/909483.html Haaretz correspondent Akiva Eldar wins Mideast journalism award - Haaretz - Israel News ] ]


Akiva Eldar is the co-author of the biography of Shimon Peres; he is also the co-author (with Prof. Idith Zertal) of book "Lords of the Land: The War Over Israel?s Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007" (Nation Books, 2007) ISBN 1-5685-8370-2


External links

* [http://centerpeace.org/events/Intifada/eldar.htm Brief bio on the Center for Peace site]

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