Adi Schwartz – Biography

Adi Schwartz is an Israeli independent journalist with over 10 years experience in leading Israeli and international media outlets. He specializes in in-depth analysis, interviews and on-the-ground reportage, covering Israeli domestic affairs, the Israeli-Arab conflict, as well as social, cultural and historical issues.

He worked as staff writer and senior editor for Haaretz and was the newspaper’s special envoy to Brussels, London, Rome and Latin America.

Currently, he is Monocle magazine’s correspondent in Israel. He has written for Israel Hayom, Maariv, The Tablet MagazineThe Jewish Chronicle, Il Foglio, The Mumbai Mirror, The Tower and others.

In 2012-2013, Mr. Schwartz resided in New York as an ISEF International Fellow and a Fellow at the Writers Institute in the City University of New York.

His main fields of interest are the Middle East Conflict, Israeli current affairs, Anti-Semitism, Jewish-Christian relationship and social and cultural tensions in Europe.

Mr. Schwartz teaches writing at the Shalem Academic College in Jerusalem, and taught journalism at the Sapir College in Sderot. He participates frequently in speaking events and in panels; he briefed an Israeli Governmental Committee and the Israeli Parliament.

Mr. Schwartz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Western History from the Tel Aviv University and is currently writing his MA thesis about Israel’s public diplomacy. He speaks 6 languages – Hebrew, English, French, Spanish, Italian and Hungarian.