CONNECTIONS 2017

Eetta Prince-Gibson

Journalist, Moment Magazine
Eetta Prince-Gibson

Eetta Prince-Gibson

Eetta Prince-Gibson is an award-winning journalist, academic, activist and lecturer. Eetta is currently the Israel Editor for Moment Magazine, after stepping down as the editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Report, a position she held for five years. Her writing focuses on Jerusalem, Israeli-Arab relations, gender equality, and civil society. Eetta speaks widely on the situation in Jerusalem today and possibilities for its future. She is a member of the influential Jerusalem Project and Visions Group, widely regarded as one of the most well-informed sources on solutions for the conflict in Jerusalem.

Eetta is pursuing her Ph.D. in women’s studies and political psychology. She has taught political science and gender studies at Hebrew and Brandeis Universities, and has received several awards for her research and excellence in teaching. Eetta was born in the United States. At the age of 19, she immigrated to Israel and joined the IDF. After her discharge, she earned a B.S.W. at the Hebrew University and an M.S.W. at Yeshiva University (both awarded with high honors). She specialized in psycho-social trauma before making her career change to journalism.
She lives in Jerusalem with her husband, Dan, a professor at Hebrew University, and her two children, Noa and Matan.