Nathan Guttman was born in Canada and grew up in Israel. He is (2015) the Forward’s Washington bureau chief.
Guttman joined the Forward staff in 2006 after serving for five years as Washington correspondent for the Israeli dailies Ha’aretz and The Jerusalem Post. He was (2006) the Washington correspondent for the Jerusalem Post. Until mid-2005, Guttman was the Washington correspondent for Ha'aretz. Mr. Guttman was previously that newspaper's features editor, and was editor of news programs for Israeli Television's Channel 1.
Guttman holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy and a master's degree in contemporary Judaism from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.