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The Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem, Israel | March 2011-current

Environment, energy, water, agriculture, animal rights and transportation reporter
• Write daily news stories on the aforementioned topics
• Contribute feature-length stories to weekly sections

The Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem, Israel | September 2010-February 2011

Copy-Editor and Writer
• Copy-edited articles for the daily newspaper
• Wrote feature-length stories for the weekly Jerusalem Post Magazine and In Jerusalem section

The Jewish Week, New York, N.Y. | July 2008-August 2010

Staff Writer
• Wrote weekly news and feature-length stories on a wide range of topics – including health concerns, medical ethics issues, education, technology, politics, business, sports and human interest stories
• Frequently wrote breaking news Web-only stories to supplement the weekly paper
• Helped oversee and mentor college student interns

The Jewish Week, New York, N.Y. | December 2007-June 2008
Editorial Intern
• Wrote regular by-lined feature stories about American Jewish culture
• Compiled the weekly neighborhood events calendars and arts guide

NJBiz, New Brunswick, N.J. | June 2007-August 2007
Writer and Researcher
• Wrote business briefs and one full-length feature article about mortgage trends in N.J.
• Conducted in-depth research on companies and business trends

The Daily Pennsylvanian, Philadelphia, Pa. | August 2006-May 2007
Print Columnist, Online Blogger, Editorial Writer, Opinion Board Voting Member and News Staff Writer
• Worked as a reporter and leader for the independent newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania
• Wrote columns, news articles, blog posts and editorials

Columbia University Press, New York, N.Y. | May 2006-August 2006
Editorial Intern, for the Senior Executive Editor of Religion, Philosophy, Animal Studies
• Read submissions and communicated directly with authors, reviewers and blurb writers
• Released manuscripts to the editorial committee by summarizing the full text, establishing selling points to prospective audiences and collecting the necessary data for the editors to reach a decision

Univ of Penn. Department of English, Philadelphia, Pa. | August 2005-May 2006
Research Assistant
• Performed extensive library research and fact-checking for two professors

Univ of Penn. General Counsel, Philadelphia, Pa. | May 2005-August 2005
Legal Assistant
• Worked with lawyers and paralegals focusing on real estate and environmental risk management

UMDNJ-Grad School of Biomedical Science, Piscataway, N.J. | May 2004-August 2004
Student Laboratory Assistant
• Prepared yeast cultures in a Microbiology Research Lab



Pratt Prize, Tel Aviv, Israel | May 2013
• Honored by The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership and the Pratt Foundation for comprehensive work in Israeli environmental journalism, for the year 2012



Columbia University School of Journalism, New York, NY | August 2007-May 2008
• Masters of Science in Journalism: newspaper concentration
• Coursework: Reporting and Writing 1, Covering Religion, Sports Journalism, Magazine Writing, Covering Conflicts, New Media Skills Class, Critical Issues, Law and Society, Master’s Project

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA | August 2003-May 2007
• Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in French; graduated cum laude
• Coursework: Literature, Jewish culture, Middle Eastern politics, European diplomatic history, Organic chemistry, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Calculus III
• Served as Phi Sigma Sigma sorority scholarship chair

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