Yaakov Katz

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Yaakov Katz

Yaakov Katz is Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post and co-author of "Weapon Wizards - How Israel Became a High-Tech Military Superpower."

​His upcoming book "The Shadow Strike", tells the inside story behind Israel’s bombing of a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007 and is scheduled for publication by St. Martin’s Press in May 2019.’

His first book “Israel vs. Iran: The Shadow War” was published in 2012. “Weapon Wizards” has been published in English, Hebrew, Czech, Polish and is scheduled to come out in Chinese in 2019.

​Katz served for close to a decade as the paper's military reporter and defense analyst and was a faculty member and lecturer at Harvard University where he taught an advanced course in journalism. He also served as correspondent for Jane’s Defence Weekly in Israel for five years.