was born in 1963. He has been Middle East correspondent for German language media for nearly two decades. During this time, he covered the Second Intifada, the evacuation of Jewish settlements from the Gaza strip and the Second Lebanon War among other events and has travelled throughout Israel’s neighboring countries and beyond.
Johannes Gerloff grew up in the Black Forest in Southern Germany, studied theology in Tübingen/Germany, Vancouver BC/Canada and Prague/Czech Republic. He is married to Krista, who grew up near Prague. They have been living with their five children in Israel since 1994.
Johannes Gerloff writes and teaches on current affairs concerning Israel and its surrounding countries and theological issues for media in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.
He has authored several books, among them “Die Palästinenser”, which has been translated lately into Dutch, as well as a study on Romans 9-11., focusing on Christian-Jewish relations. Since September 2016, “The Palestinians. Myths and Martyrs” is available in English, in print and as e-book.
Johannes Gerloff’s lectures include up-dates on the current situation in the Middle East, but also teachings concerning Christian-Jewish relations and the meaning of the Jewish people and its return to the Land of Israel from a biblical perspective.
Portrait images of Johannes, also for publication purposes, may be downloaded directly from Perry Trotter Photography. Please, attribute to “Perry Trotter”.