Kobby Barda was born and raised in Holon, Israel and is an expert on US-Israel relations and a contributor for Israeli channel 20.
Barda holds an M.A. degree from Haifa University where his dissertation focused on AIPAC in the Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in political studies from the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College.
His publications and investigative reporting are published in newspapers, magazines, and podcasts about history. In order to understand the phenomenon of President Trump, Barda uses his experience spanning over twenty years as a media consultant and communications expert where he has served as a political campaign manager and advisor to Israeli government ministers, Israeli Parliament members, and mayors. Using this experience, Barda has closely followed Trump’s rise to the Presidency and compiled his insights into a book that will allow anyone to understand why Trump is acting the way he is, and how Trump will act in the future.
Barda was the man who alerted the world to the highly offensive cartoon of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in The New York Times.
Kobby is married to Michal and is the father of Ronny, Johnathan & Gili.