List of Israeli Americans

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This is a list of notable Israeli Americans. It includes both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship, and their American descendants. The list is ordered by category of human endeavor. Persons with significant contributions in two fields are listed in both pertinent categories, to facilitate easy lookup.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Israeli American, or must have independent references showing they are Israeli American and are notable.


Nobel laureate Robert Aumann


Arts and entertainment[edit]



Government and politics[edit]


  • Irin Carmon, feminist author, blogger, and television personality
  • Michael Dorfman, Russian-Israeli essayist and human rights activist
  • Daniel Pearl, Israeli-American journalist and South Asia Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal, who was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan.
  • Nicole Lapin, Israeli-American anchor on CNBC and CNN Live
  • Haviv Rettig Gur, Journalist at The Times of Israel, Former Director of Communications for the Jewish Agency
  • Hanna Rosin, journalist
  • Erez Ben-Ari, Journalist at Jewish in Seattle, former Stand-up comedian
  • Yael Lavie, former senior producer ABC NEWS, Anchor I24NEWS , former senior Middle East editor SKY NEWS





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References are given within the articles themselves.