David Stavrou

Stockholm, Sweden

David Stavrou is an Israeli journalist based in Stockholm, Sweden, currently writing for Israeli daily "Haaretz".

Born and raised in Israel, Stavrou relocated to Sweden in 2005 but spends extended periods of time in Israel too. As a journalist he writes about Scandinavian and European issues as well as human rights and democracy worldwide. He's now a regular contributor for "Haaretz" and has also written for Israeli publications "Globes", "i24News", "Masa Acher" and "Telem" as well as various English language Swedish publications.

His book "An Israeli Cross" which was co-authored with his brother, Daniel Stavrou, was published in 2014 by Israeli publisher "Indibook". His second book about the Israeli diaspora in Europe, "Leaving Zion", was published in 2020 by "Pardes".

Stavrou also works as a teacher and a guide and he has four children.