19 Facts About Aaron Klein


Aaron Klein is an American-Israeli conservative political commentator, journalist, strategist, bestselling author, and senior advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


Aaron Klein served as campaign manager for Netanyahu's election campaign for the March 2021 election and as chief strategist for Netanyahu's 2020 election campaign that resulted in a rotating unity government with Netanyahu at the helm and his 2022 campaign in which Netanyahu won a full-term.


Aaron Klein played a role in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.


Aaron Klein was previously an American weekend radio talk show host, author, and senior reporter and Middle Eastern bureau chief for Breitbart News and a weekly columnist for The Jewish Press.


Aaron Klein grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Torah Academy Boys High School.


At Yeshiva University in New York City, Aaron Klein edited the undergraduate bimonthly student newspaper The Commentator and changed his major from biology to English upon becoming editor.


Articles published in The Commentator regarding events such as use of an eight-million-dollar gift to the school and the removal of a secretary, written while Aaron Klein was a co-editor in chief, allegedly caused the school administration to remove some issues from circulation.


In 2019, Aaron Klein advised Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu while the premier was preparing a public campaign against the Israeli attorney general's decision to indict him.


Aaron Klein was chief strategist for Netanyahu's December 2019 Likud primary in which Netanyahu scored a landslide victory.


Aaron Klein then served as chief strategist for Netanyahu's third successive general election after two previous elections failed to produce a clear majority government.


Aaron Klein served as Netanyahu's strategist during the period that Netanyahu signed four peace deals with Arab nations and oversaw Israel's successful corona vaccine program.


Aaron Klein served as strategic advisor to Netanyahu during the 2022 election, in which Netanyahu won a decisive victory.


Aaron Klein was recruited to that position by former Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon, who served as executive chairman of Breitbart News.


Aaron Klein's show included his calling and interviewing terrorists on the air.


Aaron Klein's program was one of two weekend programs in the US that made the list most years.


On September 11,2014, the second anniversary of the Benghazi attacks, Aaron Klein released a new book entitled, The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Don't Want You to Know.


In March 2009, Aaron Klein criticized Wikipedia for what he described as preferential treatment of Barack Obama coverage.


Aaron Klein said that Wikipedia editors had scrubbed the article of material critical of the president and that an editor had been suspended for attempting to add "missing" details about Obama's relationship with Bill Ayers and allegations that Obama was not born in the United States.


Aaron Klein removed the name of the editor from the article after reports arose on blogs and Wired News that he might himself be the suspended editor described in the story.