Secretary of State criticizes Israel's settlement plans as 'counterproductive'; Egypt: Israel not doing what it is supposed to do.
Natasha Mozgovaya has been the chief U.S. correspondent for Haaretz since 2008. She currently resides in Maryland with her husband and two children.
Mozgovaya immigrated to Israel from Russia at age 11, as part of the "Big Aliyah" of the 1990s. She began writing for newspapers in Russian as a teenager, and by the age of 18 had become editor of two supplements for "Vesty," the Russian newspaper in Israel.
In 2000, Mozgovaya joined the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, covering immigration to Israel and Diaspora Jewry. She went on to report from Gaza during the disengagement in 2005, and from the Lebanese border during the war with Hezbollah in 2006.
Mozgovaya has reported from around the world, contributing in-depth articles on topics ranging from human trafficking in Eastern Europe to the AIDS epidemic in Africa; clashes with the PKK in Turkey to the post-election riots in Kenya.
She has closely followed events in the FSU over the last decade, interviewing the members of the political elite and opposition leaders, as well as iconic figures such as Mikhail Kalashnikov and the infamous "Russian oligarchs."
In addition to her newspaper work, Mozgovaya has anchored several television programs in Hebrew and Russian. In 2008, she co-hosted a Channel 9 series exploring the history of the State of Israel since its establishment in 1948.
Before moving to the U.S. for Haaretz, Mozgovaya was a frequent guest and commentator on various radio and TV programs in Israel.
Activists contributed $28 million to restoring Jewish institutions in New Orleans and are trying to bring back Jews who fled after Hurricane Katrina.
U.S. president expressed concern that neither side was making necessary effort to find breakthrough that would create the conditions of a secure Israel living in peace with an independent Palestinian state.
In speech to General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America, Kadima chief Tzipi Livni calls on world Jewry to support Israel in the fight against anti-Semitism and Iran.
Jewish student Hannah King, 17, behind rally, said her group sought to protest attempt to delegitimize criticism of Israeli policies.
State Department Spokesman, J Street condemn plan to build 930 houses beyond the Green Line as Netanyahu makes official U.S. visit.
Pro-Israel lobby 'profoundly disappointed' by news of approval to build nearly 1,000 houses beyond Green Line.
During Jewish Federations General Assembly, Israel's ambassador to U.S. tells Jews to 'respect the decisions made by the world's most resilient democracy... even if you disagree with us.'
Obama administration rebuffs Netanyahu's claim that sanctions against Tehran are failing.
Netanyahu meets with U.S. VP Biden on sidelines of Jewish GA in New Orleans; says that Palestinians must be stopped from taking unilateral action to establish a state.