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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‘There's no place like home’ Jul 25, 2014 Story : Blog
Sisters in northern Nigeria face Boko Haram with faith Jul 29, 2014 Story : News
Sisters on bikes deliver healthcare where pavement ends Aug 4, 2014 Story : News
Sharing new voices from Nigerian sisters Aug 7, 2014 Story : News
National Directory of Sisters creates purpose, pride in Nigeria Sep 5, 2014 Story : News
Healing and trust for tortured women Sep 30, 2014 Story : News
Sisters in Liberia fight Ebola Oct 8, 2014 Story : News
A long and dusty road Oct 23, 2014 Story : Blog
Not just facts and figures: Accounting is empowerment Oct 29, 2014 Story : News
African tradition blends with religion to illuminate path to forgiveness Nov 19, 2014 Story : News
Busy hands build bridge to recovery Nov 24, 2014 Story : News
Inch by inch, row by row Dec 4, 2014 Story : News
Searching for 'Silent Night' Dec 24, 2014 Story : Blog
Microfinance, savings groups seed success for Uganda farmers Jan 8, 2015 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Mary Lilly Driciru Jan 8, 2015 Story : Blog
Sharing new voices of sisters in Uganda Jan 22, 2015 Story : News
Giving religious workers a much-needed break Feb 2, 2015 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Marie-Claire Ihorere Feb 4, 2015 Story : Blog
Q & A with Sr. Encarnación Perez Feb 5, 2015 Story : Blog
In Kenya, patience as a catalyst for change Feb 11, 2015 Story : Blog
‘Show them that they have special abilities’ Feb 23, 2015 Story : News
In Kenya, ‘shop locally’ extends to prosthetics Feb 23, 2015 Story : News
Q & A with Sr. Jane Wanjiru Feb 26, 2015 Story : Blog
Connecting mouse clicks to dollars helps sisters expand reach Mar 16, 2015 Story : News
If you can train for war, you can also train for peace Mar 16, 2015 Story : News

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