This website is managed and written by Sharon Udasin Shaniv, an American-Israeli journalist writer and editor. As of September 2017, Sharon began working at the Weizmann Institute of Science as a science writer, after seven years reporting for The Jerusalem Post. At the Post, she covered a wide variety of subjects, including environment, energy, agriculture, technology and business. She has also freelanced for a variety of publications, such as National Geographic News, The Jewish Chronicle, The Jewish Week, Hadassah Magazine and Condé Nast Traveller. Sharon was honored by The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership and the Pratt Foundation for her comprehensive work in Israeli environmental journalism in 2012, at a ceremony held in May 2013. In addition, Sharon has served as a lecturer in an undergraduate course entitled Professional English for Media Studies, at the College of Management Academic Studies in Rishon Lezion.
Prior to her move to Israel, Sharon was a staff writer at The Jewish Week in New York for nearly three years. Prior to her move to Israel, Sharon was a staff writer at The Jewish Week in New York for nearly three years. She earned her MSc from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008 and a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007.
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