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Avital Chizhik

New York, NY
Life Editor — The Forward

life editor @jdforward. writings @nytimes @haaretz @salon @tabletmag etc. teach journalism @yunews. rabbi's wife + mama. avital@forward.com

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​Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt is a journalist living in New York City. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Salon, Tablet, and the Forward, and she is a frequent contributor to Haaretz. Her fiction has received recognition from the Atlantic Monthly, Moment Magazine and the National Young...

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RT @skjask: It starts with erasing Jewish women for 'holiness', leads to throwing rocks & spitting,and now Jewish men are threa…
There’s nothing like that first sacred meal of sushi, wine and soft cheese in the maternity ward.
@AllisonKSommer Or I just rely heavily on long blazers and scarves.
@AllisonKSommer You know, when you told me that last time over coffee, I was dying inside but felt funny bringing up then that I was 6 months pregnant then!
Mazal tov! With deep gratitude to the Almighty, our lips filled with so many prayers and hopes — we welcomed a baby girl yesterday.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

My current one - writing for Haaretz

How is social media changing news?

It's changing both the speed and the direction of news -- news must be immediate, and must arrive to consumers, not the other way around.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email