J.J. Goldberg

J.J. Goldberg J.J. Goldberg, editor at large, was the Forward’s editor in chief from 2000 to 2007. He previously served as a syndicated columnist, U.S. bureau chief of The Jerusalem Report, managing editor and New York bureau chief of the Forward, managing editor of the New York Jewish Week, editor of the magazine Jewish Frontier and metro reporter for the Los Angeles Hebrew-language newsweekly HaMevaker.

His books include "Jewish Power: Inside the American Jewish Establishment", and his essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, The Daily Beast, Salon, Columbia Journalism Review and elsewhere.

His writing has been honored repeatedly by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Rockower Awards of the American Jewish Press Association, the New York Press Association, the Deadline Club of the Society of Professional Journalists and other organizations.

A graduate of McGill University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, he has served in the past as an education specialist with the World Zionist Organization in Jerusalem, a founding member and secretary-general of Kibbutz Gezer near Tel Aviv, a sharpshooter with the Israeli Border Police Civil Guard, a New York City taxi driver and a member of the Pulitzer Prize jury.

J.J. Goldberg can be reached at goldberg@forward.com


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