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 shows. Gadassi was born and raised in Bnei Brak, studied at the Birkat Ephraim Yeshiva, and later at the Ponivez Yeshiva in Bnei Brak.


Itai began his media career in 2007 as a municipal reporter for the Kav Itonut network, covering the ultra-Orthodox locations 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 as an NCO Spokesman for ultra-Orthodox service in the IDF. In 2013, Gadassi returned to the Kav Itonut network, where he served as the network’s journalist, deputy editor, and site editor. In 2015, he began his work as a reporter and political commentator on Kol Chai radio and as a presenter of current affairs shows. During the Knesset election campaigns, Gadassi provided extensive coverage. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Ono Academic College.


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