Netta Ahituv

Netta Ahituv is a senior magazine correspondent at Haaretz newspaper and is the editor of the family section. She is based in Tel Aviv. In 2014 she won the Pratt Prize for journalism in the category of “Extensive and Important Body of Work”. In addition, she has a weekly spot in a TV debate on foreign affairs on the national Israeli channel.

She has an MA in Environmental Philosophy and a BA in Biology and Humanities, both from Tel Aviv University.

She founded a women’s soccer league in Israel, in which women play soccer weekly as a hobby and as an empowering tool. Netta managed to bring 8,600 solar lights to children in Gaza who are off the electricity grid. The project was called Little Suns to Gaza and presented many challenges, especially overcoming obstacles created by the Israeli and Palestinian authorities. Nevertheless, the solar lights passed the border and were handed over to the children. The initiative proved that there is indeed a crack in everything and that’s how the light gets in.


2022, 2020-2021

Special function

Strategic Visionaries


Civil Society, Gender Equality, Human Rights and Migration




North America



Further Engagements

Netta was active in the Communication working group of the GDL.



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