Ari Shavit is a senior correspondent and editorial board member for Israeli newspaper Haaretz and a commentator on Channel 1, Israel's public television station.

In the 1980s, Shavit wrote for the progressive weekly Kotert Rashit and in the early 1990s, he was chairperson of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. He also served as a paratrooper in the Israel Defense Forces.

Shavit's books include Partition and My Promised Land.

Last Updated: June 8, 2017