Anshel Pfeffer (1973) has written on Israeli politics and global affairs for two decades. He is a senior commentator and columnist for Haaretz's English edition and The Economist's correspondent in Israel, as well as a contributor to the Guardian. He has covered wars, revolutions and political upheavals on four continents. Pfeffer's first book, Maran – The Bibiography of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, was published in Hebrew in 2004. Haaretz has recently published The Cossacks Aren't Coming: The Future of Europe's Jews, an e-book in English of his dispatches from Europe. Born in Manchester, he currently lives in Jerusalem.