YAIR ETTINGERreports and comments on topics of religion and state for the Kan 11 News outlet in Israel. He previously served for twenty years as a journalist for theHaaretznewspaper. The Hebrew edition ofFrayed, entitledPrumim, is the recipient of the 2021 Hillel Kook Prize for non-fiction from the Institute for Israeli Thought (IIT). His other works includeA Flock without a Shepherd(co-author, 2018), which analyzes Sephardic Haredim and the Shas political party following the death of Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef. He resides in Jerusalem with his family.