Jeffrey Goldberg

Jeffrey Goldberg is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Reporting. Author of the book Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror, Goldberg also writes the magazine's advice column. More

Before joining The Atlantic in 2007, Goldberg was a Middle East correspondent, and the Washington correspondent, for The New Yorker. Previously, he served as a correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and New York magazine. He has also written for the Jewish Daily Forward, and was a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.

His book Prisoners was hailed as one of the best books of 2006 by the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, The Progressive, Washingtonian magazine, and Playboy. Goldberg rthe recipient of the 2003 National Magazine Award for Reporting for his coverage of Islamic terrorism. He is also the winner of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists prize for best international investigative journalist; the Overseas Press Club award for best human-rights reporting; and the Abraham Cahan Prize in Journalism. He is also the recipient of 2005's Anti-Defamation League Daniel Pearl Prize.

In 2001, Goldberg was appointed the Syrkin Fellow in Letters of the Jerusalem Foundation, and in 2002 he became a public-policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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    West Nile fever could end up being the least of New York's fears.

  • You Don't Tug on the Avenger's Cape

    And U-Haul, TWA, and British Airways will be advised to keep their hands off his codpiece, too.

  • Israel's Y2K Problem

    There are Jews who want to seize the Temple Mount by any means necessary. And Christians who want to see the Jewish Temple rebuilt--and destroyed to bring on Armageddon. And Muslims who will never give up the Dome of the Rock. Will the peace process be stalled by the apocalypse?

  • Love Is All Around

    Orrin Hatch is a distinguished U.S. Senator who is running for the Presidency. But what he really likes to do is sing sweet songs of love.

  • It's Time To Keelhaul U-Haul!

    The Shopping Avenger: The caped consumer crusader finds enlightenment but fails to right marketplace wrongs.

  • The Book Club: A Selection of Self-Help Books

    With Emily Yoffe, a discussion of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--and It's All Small Stuff, by Richard Carlson; The Art of Happiness, by the Dalai Lama; One Day My Soul Just Opened Up, by Iyanla Vanzant.

  • Air Sickness

    The Shopping Avenger: The Caped Consumer Crusader takes on Northwest Airlines et al.

  • The Color of Suspicion

    From the front seat of a police cruiser, racial profiling is not racism. It's a tool--and cops have no intention of giving it up.

  • Playing With Firearms

    At home, armed with an automatic weapon, the novelist Tom Clancy lets down his guard.

  • Splat! Bam! Pow! @#$%&!

    The Shopping Avenger: Slate to the rescue of oppressed consumers everywhere.

  • Demand an Explanation!!!

    But, in the event of a shopping disaster, settle for an apology and a big gift certificate.

  • Diary: Jeffrey Goldberg

    A weeklong electronic journal.

  • The Don Is Done

    John J. Gotti, the bloody-minded truck hijacker who led the Gambino crime family to ruination, has a friend in Joseph Castellano, whose father Gotti…

  • Do as I Say, Not as I Do

    It's shocking how little your new baby needs.

  • The Potato Eaters

    It's hip to hate the Irish.

  • The Crude Face of Global Capitalism

    Azerbaijan is a former soviet republic located in a disagreeable spot just south of Russia and just north of Iran. It is known for nothing except oil…

  • Unfunny Business

    Kenneth Starr makes Howard Stern look obsolete.

  • 'I'm Going to Kill You, Cracker,' And Other Greetings of the Day

    Midway through the so-called Million Youth March, a teenager, perhaps 15 years of age, brushed by me on his way to the stage. I was standing near the…

  • Sore Winner

    'So," says the Mayor, breaking his silence, "how was the hearing?""City Council?" asks the Police Commissioner. "The usual--a battle of wits with…

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