Jerusalem Post editor David Horovitz stepping down


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jerusalem Post Editor in Chief David Horovitz is stepping down, the newspaper announced.

Horovitz led the English-language newspaper for seven years. Managing Editor Steve Linde, 51, who has been with the Post for 14 years, will take the position following a short transition period, the newspaper reported Sunday.

"I feel it is time to move on," Horovitz, 48, was quoted as saying. “It has been a privilege to work here.”

The Post’s publisher in a statement said the paper was "very sorry" that Horovitz was leaving.

"He has been an outstanding editor, and the Post greatly appreciates the passion, integrity and professionalism he has brought to the job," the statement said. "We wish him all the best for the future.”

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