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 iTimes 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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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
Q & A with Sr. Mary Joan Njeri, putting impoverished mothers first Jan 31, 2017 Story : Blog
Sisters' center offers boys a haven from Nairobi's streets Jan 5, 2017 Story : News
Caritas Baby Hospital tends mother and child a mile from Bethlehem's manger Dec 22, 2016 Story : News
New water: Benedictine Sisters in East Jerusalem revive ancient cisterns Dec 8, 2016 Story : News
Store on busy road invigorates Nairobi women's peacemaking group Dec 1, 2016 Story : News
Sisters run semi-orphanages after Ethiopia cuts back international adoptions Nov 3, 2016 Story : News
Sisters in Africa discuss efforts to protect environment, address climate change Oct 27, 2016 Story : News
CARA receives grant for four studies, visiting African scholar Oct 26, 2016 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Senkenesh Gebre-Mariam, seeing beyond patients' labels Sep 7, 2016 Story : Blog