On February 10 and 11, United Jewish Federation looks forward to hosting Gil Hoffman who became executive director of Honest Reporting in June of 2022. In 2022 Hoffman was named one of the top 100 people positively influencing Jewish life.
A major donors Shabbat dinner will be held on Friday evening, February 10. Hoffman will speak following morning services at Congregation Agudath Sholom on February 11 at approximately 10:45 am. His talk will be entitled “Modern Day Lessons from the Leadership of Moses”.
His talk is open to the community, and services will be followed by kiddush. On the evening of the 11th, Hoffman will meet with the NextGen community in a private home. Gil Hoffman is the former chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post. He worked for the Jerusalem Post from 1998 - 2022 and served as their long time chief political correspondent where he interviewed prime ministers, generals, government ministers and other prominent politicians and covered 10 Knesset elections. Hoffman has noted in the past that it is important to him to remain objective in speaking about Israel due to his position as chief political correspondent. Hoffman hosted the podcast "Inside Israel Today" on The Land of Israel Network from 2017 – 2020, and he hosted a podcast on Voice of Israel from 2014 - 2015.
He makes regular appearances on CNN, TRT World, and Al-Jazeera, along with local Israeli television programs. He is a frequent lecturer on Israel, having spoken in every major English-speaking country in the world and all 50 U.S. states. Hoffman also teaches a course on journalism at the College of Management Academic Studies.