Linda Gradstein is an award–winning journalist who spent 20 years as the Jerusalem correspondent for NPR. She is currently the Mideast Bureau Chief of The Media Line.
Linda Gradstein is an award–winning journalist who spent 20 years as the Jerusalem correspondent for NPR. She is currently the Mideast Bureau Chief of The Media Line, an American news agency specializing in coverage of the Middle East. She speaks Hebrew and Arabic fluently and her most important productions are her four children, age 10-20.
Linda Gradstein appeared on a panel with Dror Moreh and Leon Wieseltier here at the DCJCC discussing the role of culture as a lens through which to explore Israel. Linda was insightful, smart, engaging and had a unique perspective in her keen ability to interpret what is happening on the ground in Israel for a sophisticated American audience.— Carole R. Zawatsky, CEO, Washington DC JCC, DC
Linda demonstrates an exceptional grasp of the political realities and challenges facing the Israelis and Palestinians. She has notable insights from her first-hand experiences and personal contacts from having served as an award-winning journalist in the region for many years. Year after year she is singled out by our highly-educated passengers as one of the highlights of the entire program.— Martin S. Karlin, Director - Product Development & Operations, Alumni Holidays International / AHI Travel, Israel Programs