Mordechai I. Twersky is a freelance writer, multimedia journalist and producer, whose work has appeared, most recently, in The New York Times, Haaretz, and the Jerusalem Post. His career in journalism has spanned print, radio, television and new media.
In August of 2014 he was appointed News Director of Voice of Israel, a new Jerusalem-based radio station.
An alumnus of Yeshiva University in New York City, Mordechai graduated with honors from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. He earned a master’s degree in political communications, with distinction, from Tel Aviv University in 2008. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in modern Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University.
A native of New York City, Mordechai immigrated to Israel in 1998.
He is the scion of 250-year rabbinic-Hasidic dynasty tracing its roots to Chernobyl, Ukraine.