Ruth Marks Eglash is an award-winning veteran journalist based in Israel. She currently writes for an array of media outlets such as Fox News and Jewish Insider. She spent eight years as the Jerusalem correspondent for The Washington Post, and 13 years as a beat reporter and editor at The Jerusalem Post. In 2010, Ruth won the United Nations Alliance of Civilization Journalism Award.Born and raised in the U.K. to a British mother and an immigrant Israeli father, Ruth studied media communications at the University of Leeds and immigrated to Israel in the mid-1990s. She has spent short stints in New York and in Milwaukee, Wis., but now lives just outside Jerusalem with her husband, three young adult children, and a Shih-Tzu named Kylie.