British Jewish heiress and former politician Dame Shirley Porter made waves in Israel this week with her first high profile appearance since the European Court of Human Rights threw out her appeal in May against a $43 million penalty for vote-rigging in the UK.0 comments
Charlotte Halle has been editor of Haaretz English Edition since February 2008, and responsible for all Haaretz editorial content since 2011. She joined the newspaper in 1999 and held several editorial positions, including a lengthy stint as a reporter.
Born and raised in London, Halle worked as a youth and community worker with drug users, offenders and homeless young people in prisons and on the streets, before moving to Tel Aviv in 1999.
She has a Master's degree in Applied Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London and is married with three children.