Itai Gadassi

Ultra-Orthodox journalist

Affiliation: LLB Law


Itai Gadassi is an Israeli ultra-Orthodox journalist, who serves as a reporter and political commentator on the Kol Chai radio station where he presents current affairs programs. Gadsi was born and raised in Bnei Brak, studied at the Birkat Ephraim Yeshiva, and later at the Ponivez Yeshiva in Bnei Brak. He began his media career in 2007 as a municipal reporter for the Kav Itonut network, in which he covered the ultra-Orthodox localities and the city of Bnei Brak. In 2009, he was appointed spokesman for the Elad Municipality. In 2011, he enlisted in the IDF and served in the IDF Spokesman as a NCO spokeswoman for ultra-Orthodox service in the IDF. In 2013, Gadsi returned to the Kav Itonut network, where he served as the network’s journalist and deputy editor and as the site’s editor all the time. In 2015, he began his work as a reporter and political commentator on Kol Chai radio, and as a presenter of current affairs programs. During the Knesset election campaigns, Gadsi provided extensive coverage. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College.

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