Yair Ettinger is a former Kogod Research Fellow at Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and an Israeli journalist whose work focuses primarily on religious affairs, the religious and Haredi communities, and their politics.
Previously, he covered issues relating to Palestinian citizens of Israel and was a foreign affairs correspondent in Paris. Until 2017, he served as a journalist with Ha’aretz for 20 years.
Yair studied Islam and Middle Eastern affairs at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and is currently writing a book on Jewish Modern Orthodoxy. In 2016 he was a Visiting Fellow at Brookings Institution in Washington.
Yair is a graduate of Charles E. Smith Boys High School at Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Hartman Advanced Beit Midrash, and the SHI “Shiluv” Yeshiva.