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Elijah Wolfson

Elijah Wolfson is an American writer and editor.[1] He is the son of noted academic Elliot Wolfson.

Wolfson was born and raised in Ridgewood, New Jersey and Manhattan, New York. He attended the Frisch School, and is listed amongst its notable alumni, and studied rhetoric and creative writing at the University of California at Berkeley.[2][3][4]

Wolfson began his career as a Senior Editor at Newsweek,[5] where he covered science, health, technology and culture.[6][7][8] He's contributed to The Atlantic,[9][10] Al Jazeera America,[11][12]Vice,[13] and the Huffington Post,[14][15] and has appeared on MSNBC, BBC World News,[16] NPR and other media outlets.[17]

In 2013, Wolfson was awarded a Langeloth Health Journalism Fellows by the John Jay College Center on Media, Crime, and Justice.[18] In 2015, he was awarded an International Reporting Project Fellowship,[19] and covered the Nepal Earthquake of 2015 from the ground.[20] In 2015, Wolfson was also awarded the Metcalf Institute Fellowship[21] and the 2015 Population Institute Global Media Award for his reporting on the relationship between climate change and access to family planning in developing countries.[22]

In 2016, his Newsweek cover story[23] investigated allegations of child abuse at Jewish Chabad school system of New York.[24][25] The story sparked protests.[26][27][28][29]

Wolfson now serves as Deputy Editor at Quartz.[30][31][32]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.aspenideas.org/speaker/elijah-wolfson
  2. ^ http://www.newsweek.com/university-california-system-turning-private-285962
  3. ^ http://talkingbiznews.com/1/quartz-hires-ideas-editor-markets-reporter-in-london-others/
  4. ^ http://theeveningclass.blogspot.com/2008/05/pfa-we-are-cinema-evening-class.html
  5. ^ "Elijah Wolfson". Newsweek. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  6. ^ http://www.fnal.gov/pub/colloquium/abs/Wolfson_8_12_15.pdf
  7. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=Bw14CgAAQBAJ&pg=PA621&lpg=PA621&dq=%22elijah+wolfson%22&source=bl&ots=29gsnsSFgn&sig=FLU7p0S3hAA4NcKjHdjLY2XaUzs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjvhM_d56zTAhUIwGMKHeFdBgc4KBDoAQhBMAg#v=onepage&q=%22elijah%20wolfson%22&f=false
  8. ^ http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/newsweek-announces-results-of-2015-green-rankings-506161791.html
  9. ^ https://www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2014/01/seeing-red-messy-meanings-how-we-see-color
  10. ^ Wolfson, Elijah. "Elijah Wolfson". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  11. ^ "Elijah Wolfson". america.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  12. ^ https://www.forbes.com/sites/toddessig/2013/12/06/managing-the-risks-of-taking-adderall-to-enhance-work-performance/#1e9de70e7eff
  13. ^ "Elijah Wolfson". Motherboard. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  14. ^ "Elijah Wolfson | The Huffington Post". www.huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  15. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=41eoBAAAQBAJ&pg=PT176&lpg=PT176&dq=%22elijah+wolfson%22&source=bl&ots=iC5xUhx0ve&sig=ooKefTF1d4vT06ca1xRm4EkcBuw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjvhM_d56zTAhUIwGMKHeFdBgc4KBDoAQhDMAk#v=onepage&q=%22elijah%20wolfson%22&f=false
  16. ^ "BBC World Focus on Africa Newsweek Ebola". Vimeo. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  17. ^ Altman, Anna. "Retweet if You’re Grieving". Op-Talk. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  18. ^ "Amy Solomon, Senior Advisor, Department of Justice; and Hon. Robert Russell, Presiding Judge at Drug Treatment Courts of Buffalo, N.Y. to speak on correctional health care and the Affordable Care Act at John Jay College – CUNY Newswire – CUNY". www1.cuny.edu. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  19. ^ "Wolfson, Elijah — International Reporting Project". internationalreportingproject.org. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  20. ^ AM, Elijah Wolfson On 4/21/16 at 6:12 (2016-04-21). "The poorest Nepalis suffer the most after the 2015 earthquake devastation". Newsweek. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  21. ^ http://metcalfinstitute.org/newsrelease-2015-fellows/
  22. ^ "The Population Institute". www.populationinstitute.org. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  23. ^ http://www.newsweek.com/2016/03/11/child-abuse-allegations-hasidic-ultraorthodox-jewish-community-brooklyn-432688.html
  24. ^ http://www.wnyc.org/story/investigation-claims-abuse-chabad-school-system
  25. ^ http://www.survivorsforjustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2672:investigating-abuse-allegations-in-the-chabad-school-system&catid=2:news&Itemid=57
  26. ^ http://www.newsweek.com/yeshiva-child-abuse-newsweek-protest-438482
  27. ^ https://frumfollies.wordpress.com/2016/03/17/why-you-should-attend-the-sunday-demonstration-in-crown-heights-against-abuse/
  28. ^ http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=39685
  29. ^ http://www.complex.com/life/2016/03/like-the-catholic-church-the-hasidic-community-has-a-child-abuse-problem
  30. ^ "Elijah Wolfson — Quartz". Quartz. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  31. ^ http://www.adweek.com/digital/quartz-johnny-simon-georgia-frances-king-sari-zeidler/
  32. ^ http://www.cision.com/us/2016/07/movement-at-quartz/