Melanie Lidman

Correspondent for Africa and the Middle East

Melanie Lidman is a freelance journalist in Israel who covers Africa and the Middle East for Global Sisters Report. 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. 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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Sharing new voices of sisters in Kenya Apr 22, 2015 Story : News
A green new world Jun 22, 2015 Story : News
A long and dusty road Oct 23, 2014 Story : Blog
ACWECA meeting: Eastern and Central African sisters share experiences, agree to focus on formation Aug 30, 2017 Story : News
African tradition blends with religion to illuminate path to forgiveness Nov 19, 2014 Story : News
Albinism in Africa: Sisters, activists counter violence with education, protection Feb 8, 2016 Story : News
Asylum seekers in Israel try to weave a safety net as deportation looms Apr 5, 2018 Story : News
Behold the place: Sisters teach Catholicism from Jewish perspective in heart of Jerusalem May 24, 2018 Story : News
Broadcasting from the rooftop of Africa Sep 16, 2015 Story : Blog
Busy hands build bridge to recovery Nov 24, 2014 Story : News
CARA receives grant for four studies, visiting African scholar Oct 26, 2016 Story : News
Caritas Baby Hospital tends mother and child a mile from Bethlehem's manger Dec 22, 2016 Story : News
Connecting mouse clicks to dollars helps sisters expand reach Mar 16, 2015 Story : News
Copper mines perpetuate poverty in Zambia Apr 15, 2015 Story : Blog
Digging deep for inner peace Dec 22, 2015 Story : Blog
Disabled youth find a home and visibility with Chinese sisters Aug 21, 2017 Story : News
Dormitory expansion in Tanzania is slow but keeps girls in school Mar 29, 2016 Story : News
Electronic waste: Informal economy supports thousands in Ghana slum Jun 13, 2016 Story : News
Ghana's once-laudable health insurance plan puts Catholic hospital at financial risk May 30, 2016 Story : News
Giving religious workers a much-needed break Feb 2, 2015 Story
Handing the pen to African sisters Sep 21, 2015 Story : News
Handing the pen to sisters: Uganda Oct 16, 2017 Story : News
Harvesting economic independence in Tanzania Feb 4, 2016 Story : Blog
Healing and trust for tortured women Sep 30, 2014 Story : News
Heart of forgiveness: Ugandan women once child soldiers now lead peace Dec 31, 2017 Story : News