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1518 King St. W., Ste. 4
Toronto, ON, Canada
M6K 1J5

Tel: (416) 910-6654

115/22 Olei haGardom
Jerusalem, Israel
93801
Cell:

0524 300 146

E-mail: Writer / Editor

1983-present

Journalism: Over 2,000 articles published in more than 50 different Canadian, American, British and Israeli daily, weekly and monthly newspapers and magazines such as The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Sun, Financial Times, Toronto Computes, We Compute, The Canadian Jewish News, Catholic New Times, Anglican Journal, XTRA!, NOW, (Toronto), Canadian Geographic, Frank (Ottawa), Moment (Washington), Forward, Lilith (New York), enRoute, The Gazette, (Montreal), Sun Times of Canada (Tampa), Winnipeg Free Press, The Jewish Chronicle, The Month (London, Britain), The Jerusalem Report and The Jerusalem Post.

My expertise and interests are multi-faceted. I have covered local and international politics, refugee issues, religion, sports, entertainment, business and mutual funds. I have interviewed thousands of people, from the gravedigger who buried Oskar Schindler to folk singer Loreena McKennitt, from heads of corporations to espionage agents, and always manage to craft their stories into elegant, clean and comprehensible copy.

1991 - present
Freelance journalist / copywriter / editor

1998 - 1999

Queen’s Park Columnist, Forever Young (formerly Today’s Seniors), a national magazine targeting Canadians 55 and older

1991 - 1997

Toronto Correspondent, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, New York, a news service with subscribers across the world which primarily serves the Anglo-Jewish print media in the United States and Canada.

1991 - 1996

Columnist for The Town Crier, a Toronto neighbourhood monthly circulation 128,000

1989-1991

Journalist at The Canadian Jewish News, Toronto, circulation 53,000. This weekly is widely read by Canada's 356,000-member Jewish community and is a model for the country's ethnic press.

1987-1989

Editor of The Covenant, published by B'nai Brith Canada. I was directly responsible for setting editorial vision and tone, the writing and procurement of content, and the supervision of staff, columnists and freelancers. I expanded this publication from a quarterly organization newsletter into a 40-60 page monthly tabloid.

1983-1986

Communications Associate, The Jerusalem Foundation, Jerusalem, Israel. I produced public relations and fund-raising materials on: historic restoration, parks, outdoor art, and culture. I interviewed architects, curators and other professionals; responsible for brochures from inception to final print approval

Education

Master of Arts in Judaic Studies
Concordia University, Montreal
1984

Teacher's License in English
Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, Israel
1983

Master of Arts in Museum Education
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
1981

Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies
University of Toronto, Toronto
1979