Melanie Lidman

Melanie Lidman is a freelance journalist in Israel. Originally from Boston and a graduate of the University of Maryland, she also works for the Times of Israel and has filed work for National Catholic Reporter. Previously, Melanie was the Jerusalem metro reporter for the Jerusalem Post and the correspondent for Africa and the Middle East for Global Sisters Report. Though Israel has one of the highest concentration of journalists in the world, Lidman is one of the only who travels to news events almost exclusively by bicycle, which she calls Savlanut (patience). You can follow her on Twitter at @melanielidman.

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Articles by Melanie Lidman

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Handing the pen to sisters: sister theologians in Myanmar Feb 21, 2019 Story : News
In time for Christmas: US family discovers Chinese nuns who rescued adopted baby daughter Dec 24, 2018 Story : News
Seeking Refuge: Jordan takes in masses of Syrians but prefers they don't stay Jun 28, 2018 Story : News
Refugee students want 'a future after all the trauma they've had' Jun 21, 2018 Story : News
Seeking Refuge: Ugandans, displaced once themselves, welcome South Sudan refugees Jun 21, 2018 Story : News
Behold the place: Sisters teach Catholicism from Jewish perspective in heart of Jerusalem May 24, 2018 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Theresa Perera, lending a hand to Jordan's migrant workers Apr 24, 2018 Story : Blog
Q & A with Sr. Cypriana Lyu on becoming a refugee in Uganda with her whole parish Apr 10, 2018 Story : Blog
Asylum seekers in Israel try to weave a safety net as deportation looms Apr 5, 2018 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe, using fame as a springboard to shout Feb 6, 2018 Story : Blog
Heart of forgiveness: Ugandan women once child soldiers now lead peace Dec 31, 2017 Story : News
Q & A with Catherine Sexton, revealing sisters' theology through research Nov 7, 2017 Story : Blog
Kenya election gives sisters another venue to practice presence Oct 31, 2017 Story : News
Handing the pen to sisters: Uganda Oct 16, 2017 Story : News
ACWECA meeting: Eastern and Central African sisters share experiences, agree to focus on formation Aug 30, 2017 Story : News
Disabled youth find a home and visibility with Chinese sisters Aug 21, 2017 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Ma Suling, filling a void rent by history in China Jul 4, 2017 Story : Blog
Tutsis and Hutus practice the multiplication of love and fishes Jul 3, 2017 Story : News
Sisters help expand coverage and care in model health system of Rwanda May 8, 2017 Story : News
In Rwanda, one good deed, required by law, deserves another May 1, 2017 Story : News
Sisters listen to help heal as Rwanda marks 23 years since the genocide Apr 6, 2017 Story : News
Tracing Rwanda's highs and lows as it moves beyond history's shadow Apr 3, 2017 Story : Blog
Raised by sisters, a Rwandan orphan looks to the future Mar 20, 2017 Story : News
Sharing voices of African sisters Feb 13, 2017 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Florence Nweonuma, tracing trafficking trends in Nigeria Feb 7, 2017 Story : Blog