Rachel Kohn was formerly editor in chief of the Washington area publication Kol HaBirah: Voice of the Capital. Originally from suburban Detroit, Rachel began her journalism career as special correspondent for The Detroit Jewish News, reporting on life in Israel as a seminary student during the Second Intifada and in the shadow of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
She completed her undergraduate studies at Brandeis University, where she focused on political science and environmental studies. She earned her master’s from American University’s International Media program in Washington, in 2013. Her writing has also been published by The Jerusalem Post, The Peace Journalist, Huffington Post and The Culture-ist.