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Jonathan Tobin

📍 Philadelphia, PA, USA

- Is American politics driving Jews away from Israel?
- How partisanship is making it harder to fight antisemitism.
- The Jewish stake in the debate about race and wokeness

Antisemitism, US-Israel Relations


Jonathan S. Tobin is the Editor in Chief of the Jewish News Syndicate — — and a Senior Contributor for The Federalist as well as a columnist for Newsweek and Israel Hayom as well as a regular contributor for the Washington Examiner, Commentary magazines and other publications. In his writing he covers on a daily basis the American political scene, foreign policy, the U.S.-Israel relationship, Middle East diplomacy and the Jewish world as well as the arts.

He is also the host of the JNS “Top Story” podcast, both the weekly video program which can be and the Top Story Daily program which are both heard on all major audio platforms and YouTube.

Previous to this Mr. Tobin was first executive editor and then senior online editor and chief political blogger for Commentary magazine. Prior to that he was editor in chief of the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia before that the editor of the Connecticut Jewish Ledger. He has won more than 60 awards for his writing and appears regularly on television commenting on politics and foreign policy. Born in New York City, he studied history at Columbia University.

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