An Israeli author, screenwriter and series creator. His credits include "Closing Time", acclaimed war drama series co-created with Ron Leshem ("Euphoria") for Israel's Kan 11, which premiered in 2020 and was bought by HBO MAX; and popular spy series "Mossad 101" for Israel’s Reshet TV, which sold to Netflix and Turner Latin America as well as winning a gold medal at the 2019 New York TV & film festival in the drama series category.
Izhar also served as story developer and screenwriter for hit drama series "Your Honor", which won first prize at Series Mania festival 2018. The series' American remake, starring Brian Cranston, aired on Showtime and was recently renewed for a second season, following critical and ratings success. Additional remakes of 'Your Honor' are currently underway in Russia, Italy, French and Germany.
Izhar was also head writer and creator of espionage series "The Gordin Cell", which was sold to NBC, as well as serving as a writer on Israeli drama series "Screens", comedy series "My Problems with Women", and teen series "Wave Breakers".
As an author, Izhar has published four novels; His first novel, "Phobidilia", was adapted into a feature film, which won the best actor award at the Haifa Film Festival, and was also screened at the Berlin Film Festival and Montreal Film Festival. His third novel "The pace of iceberg melt" was nominated for the Sapir Prize, Israel’s most prestigious literary award, and his 4th novel "Lessons in Disintegration" was released in 2020 to rave reviews.
Upcoming projects in 2023 include an international TV series based on a novel by Abraham B. Yehoshua for a major European production company, an international Political thriller series named AMIA, now being filmed in Uruguay and Argentina, and 'Hooligans' – a dramatic TV series for Israel's broadcaster Kan 11 and ARTE France – now being filmed in Jerusalem.