Haggai Matar

Executive Director
972-Advancement of Citizen Journalism

Haggai Matar is the Executive Director of 972 – Advancement of Citizen Journalism, an Israeli nonprofit committed to human rights, democracy, social justice and ending the Israeli occupation. The nonprofit publishes two independent media outlets: +972 Magazine and Local Call.

Haggai is an award-winning journalist, political activist, former conscientious objector, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Union of Journalists in Israel.