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Full Name
Yonah Jeremy Bob
Author, Journalist, and Accredited U.S. and Israeli Lawyer
The Jerusalem Post

Yonah Jeremy Bob is an author, journalist and lawyer. He is lead co-author of Target Tehran, published by Simon & Schuster and listed in the Wall Street Journal’s top five books for politics 2023. Israel’s largest publisher, Yediot Ahronot, has contracted to translate the book into Hebrew for publication in Spring 2024. Yonah is the senior military and intelligence analyst for The Jerusalem Post, was previously the newspaper’s Literary Editor for nearly five years, and the Legal Analyst for eleven years. Yonah has close connections with top Israeli legal and intelligence figures and previously worked in the Israeli military international law division, at the Israeli Embassy to the United Nations, and in the Israeli Justice Ministry. He is the author of Justice in the West Bank? (Gefen Publishing 2019) and the editor and translator of A Raid on the Red Sea (Nebraska Press 2021). He was the first Israeli journalist to interview International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in 2016. Hailing from Baltimore in the United States, Yonah graduated with honors from both Columbia University and Boston University Law School. He is admitted as a lawyer in both the U.S. and Israel and practiced law for seven years before becoming a journalist.

Selected Citations to Published Materials
  • Yonah Jeremy Bob & Ilan Evyatar, Target Tehran: How Israel Is Using Sabotage, Cyberwarfare, Assassination—and Secret Diplomacy—to Stop a Nuclear Iran and Create a New Middle East (Sep. 26, 2023), paywall.
  • Amos Gilboa, A Raid on the Red Sea: The Israeli Capture of the Karine A (Yonah Jeremy Bob ed. & translator, Mar. 1, 2021), paywall.
  • Yonah Jeremy Bob, Justice in the West Bank?: The Israeli–Palestinian Conflict Goes to Court (Aug. 2019), paywall.


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