Writer | Journalist | Speaker
Born in New York and raised in Tel Aviv, Omer Benjakob is a journalist, writer and public speaker based in Israel.
His work focuses on Wikipedia and the politics of knowledge in the digital age. He covers the online encyclopedia for Haaretz - Israel's paper of record - in both English and in Hebrew. His work has also appeared in WIRED UK, and his research in academic publications. He lectures in English and in Hebrew about Israeli politics, the history of the internet and Wikipedia as a political arena. He also serves as a senior commissioning editor for Haaretz in English.