Helen Schary Motro

Helen Schary Motro is author of Maneuvering between the Headlines: An American Lives through the Intifada (Other Press, New York 2005). An American lawyer living in Israel for 20 years with her family as well as part of each year in her native New York, Motro began her second career as a writer during the Gulf War in 1991. Motros commentary articles are published frequently in the major American and international press including The New York Times, Newsweek, Christian Science Monitor, and International Herald Tribune. A columnist for the Jerusalem Post from 1998 to 2002, Motro is recipient of the Common Ground Award for Journalism in the Middle East. Her poetry and fiction appear in literary magazines and anthologies. Motro holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago and J.D. and LL.M. degrees from the New York University School of Law. Helen is a member of the New York and Israel bars.

Spotlight: Women in the Holocaust - A Review

Spotlight: Women in the Holocaust - A Review

by Helen Schary Motro

Following on the 2007 exhibition at Yad Vashem highlighting more ...
As doves and hawks vie, Israel picks a national bird

As doves and hawks vie, Israel picks a national bird

by Helen Schary Motro

We have many beautiful birds resident in this country, more ...
A PLACE OF THEIR OWN

A PLACE OF THEIR OWN

by Helen Schary Motro

Thanks to ESRA’s support teenagers with cerebral more ...
Why did Chagall choose to be buried in a Christian cemetery?

Why did Chagall choose to be buried in a Christian cemetery?

by Cynthia and Raymond Selwyn , Helen Schary Motro

Cynthia and Raymon Selwyn question why Marc Chagall's more ...
Movie makers who are heading for big screen success

Movie makers who are heading for big screen success

by Helen Schary Motro

Held every spring at Tel Aviv’s Cinematheque, DocAviv more ...
Life in the city’s underbelly - A Film Review

Life in the city’s underbelly - A Film Review

by Helen Schary Motro

With Last Stop, Shula Spiegel Productions and Dana more ...
AQUA GYM BLOSSOMS IN ISRAEL

AQUA GYM BLOSSOMS IN ISRAEL

by Helen Schary Motro

Forget about sweating and groaning as you struggle more ...
MAKING THE WORLD SPECIAL  SHELLEY TIBER  1946-2010

MAKING THE WORLD SPECIAL SHELLEY TIBER 1946-2010

by Helen Schary Motro

A wonderful tribute written by Helen Schary Motro more ...
Bittersweet Memories of the Kindertransport kid

Bittersweet Memories of the Kindertransport kid

by Helen Schary Motro

Paul Kohn spoke about his life to an ESRA group in more ...
BLOOMS OF DARKNESS - A Review

BLOOMS OF DARKNESS - A Review

by Helen Schary Motro

Aharon Appelfields tale of wartime erotica etched in more ...
The List - a review

The List - a review

by Helen Schary Motro

Helen Schary Motro describes Martin Fletcher’s book more ...
CINEMA JUNKIE: AROUND THE WORLD WITH DOCAVIV

CINEMA JUNKIE: AROUND THE WORLD WITH DOCAVIV

by Helen Schary Motro

DocAviv festival offers dozens of the world’s finest more ...
LYDIA GRANOT, MAKING LIFE LOOK EASY

LYDIA GRANOT, MAKING LIFE LOOK EASY

by Helen Schary Motro

Gush Dan is dotted with buildings erected over the more ...
Hasidic life unveiled

Hasidic life unveiled

by Helen Schary Motro

An exhibition, “A world apart next door”, at the more ...
Revealed: The dark side of artist Chagall

Revealed: The dark side of artist Chagall

by Helen Schary Motro

Chagall: Love, War and Exile, an exhibition at the more ...
 
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