The Times of Israel

The Times of Israel is an Israel-based, primarily English-language online newspaper launched in 2012. It was co-founded by journalist David Horovitz, who is also the founding editor, and American hedge fund manager Seth Klarman.[1] It covers "developments in Israel, the Middle East and around the Jewish world."[2] Along with its original English-language site, The Times of Israel publishes in Arabic, French, and Persian editions. On May 1, 2019, it launched a Hebrew news site, Zman Yisrael.

The Times of Israel
TypeOnline newspaper
Founder(s)David Horovitz
Seth Klarman
Editor-in-chiefDavid Horovitz (founding editor)
  • Suha Halifa (Arabic)
  • Stephanie Bitan (French)
  • Avi Davidi (Persian)
Deputy editor
  • Joshua Davidovich
  • Elie Leshem
  • Amanda Borschel-Dan
Opinion editorMiriam Herschlag
LaunchedFebruary 2012; 9 years ago (2012-02)
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew, Arabic, French, Persian
OCLC number969749342

In addition to publishing news reports and analysis, the website hosts a multi-author blog platform.[3] Miriam Herschlag is the paper's Opinion and Blogs editor.

In February 2014, two years after its launch, The Times of Israel claimed a readership of 2 million.[4] In 2017, readership increased to 3.5 million unique monthly users.[5] By 2021, the paper had on average over 9 million unique users each month and over 35 million monthly page views. It also maintains a blog platform, on which some 9,000 bloggers post.[6][6]