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, Mass., 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
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
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
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 : News
Handing the pen to African sisters Sep 21, 2015 Story : News
Harvesting economic independence in Tanzania Feb 4, 2016 Story : Blog
Healing and trust for tortured women Sep 30, 2014 Story : News
If you can train for war, you can also train for peace Mar 16, 2015 Story : News
Illegal gold mining in Ghana undercuts church's plans for land, threatens environment and lives May 16, 2016 Story : News
In Ethiopia, a little round house is the strongest medicine against women's labor complications Jul 14, 2016 Story : News
In Kenya, patience as a catalyst for change Feb 11, 2015 Story : Blog
In Kenya, ‘shop locally’ extends to prosthetics Feb 23, 2015 Story : News
In Nepal, Catholics reach out to remote areas devastated by quake May 6, 2015 Story : News

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