Gadi Taub is an Israeli writer and journalist. He was born in Jerusalem in 1965 and studied at the Hebrew University’s high school. He served as a radio presenter and also as a TV presenter of The Israeli Educational Television. Taub is a graduate of Tel Aviv University in history and interdisciplinary studies and holds a PhD from Rutgers University in the United States. He teaches at the Department of Communications and at the School of Public Policy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has written six young adults books, three fiction books, including a collection of stories, and five non-fiction books. Taub is the recipient of the Zeev Prize for Children’s Literature for the year 2000. His book Allenby was adapted for a television series. He takes part in various radio and television programs and is co-editor of the literary magazine Mikarov.