Attila Somfalvi


Affiliation: LLB Law


Attila Somfalvi is an Israeli journalist who is a reporter and political commentator on the Ynet news site. In addition, Somfalvi presents the TV program “The Main Game” on the Knesset channel. He was born in Transylvania, Romania, and immigrated to Israel in 1990. In 1998, he enlisted in the IDF and served in the weekly “BaMahaneh” newspaper in various positions, including as a reporter in Lebanon, a military reporter, and editor of the weekly news pages.

In September 2001, Somfalvi began working as a Ynet reporter for police affairs in Tel Aviv, and for several months he presented a spot on Channel 1 on matters of manners. He was later appointed Ynet’s political party correspondent, and in 2008, Time Out Tel Aviv magazine selected him as one of the 30 most successful people in Israel under the age of 30. In 2019, Somfalvi received a commendation from the World Center for Allies, awarded annually to journalists for excellence in a Diaspora Jewish review.

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