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Gil Hoffman is the chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post, teaches journalism at the Israeli College of Management, and hosts Inside Israel Today daily on Voice of Israel.com Radio. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Hoffman has interviewed every major figure across the Israeli political spectrum, has been interviewed by top media on six continents and is a regular analyst on CNN, Al-Jazeera and other news outlets. Called "The most optimistic man in Israel" by Israel Television, Hoffman's writing, radio show, and TV appearances provide a behind the scenes look at the intrigue and humor in the Israeli political arena. Hoffman, who was raised in Chicago, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University's School of Journalism and wrote for the Miami Herald and Arizona Republic before moving to Israel. A reserve soldier in the IDF Spokesman's Unit, he's lectured in 10 countries and all 46 contiguous states not named Dakota.