About IsRealNews

February 24, 2018

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IsRealNews was launched in February 2018.

It is produced and hosted by Mordechai I. Twersky, a veteran multimedia journalist.

Mordechai's career in journalism has spanned print, radio, television and new media. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Haaretz-International Herald Tribune and the Jerusalem Post, among others.  

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.

A native of New York City, Mordechai immigrated to Israel in 1998.

He is the son of Holocaust survivors, the scion of a 250-year rabbinic-Hasidic dynasty tracing its roots to Chernobyl, Ukraine, and a great-nephew of Rabbi Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel.