Yishai Sarid (Hebrew: ישי שריד‎) is an Israeli author and novelist. His second book, Limassol, became a best-seller,[1] the book became particularly popular after the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai in 2010. Sarid works full-time as an attorney, formerly as a public prosecutor and now privately.[2]

Early life

Sarid was born in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1965.[2] He is the son of senior politician and journalist Yossi Sarid.

He studied law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[3] Sarid served as an officer in the Israeli Army.


  • The Investigation of Captain Erez (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2000
  • Limassol (novel), Am Oved, 2009
  • Naomi's Kindergarten, Am Oved, 2013

Limassol has been translated into 8 languages.[2]Naomi's Kindergarten has been translated to German.