Marion Fischel

Marion Fischel

Marion Fischel was born in London and brought up in Spain and Switzerland; she made aliya in 1996. She served boot camp at The Jerusalem Post in 2000 as copy editor under Sam Orbaum z"l. Today she writes for all sections of the paper. She has been consumer correspondent, food & wine editor, and Billboard editor; and substitute editor for In Jerusalem, Metro, the International Jerusalem Post, Arts & Entertainment and Books. She was also editor of several supplements including the first Post magazine for women, "She." In 2005 Fischel created and developed the Post's online Café Oleh section, guided by Amir Mizroch; she encouraged the birth of several blogs and later also worked as blogs editor. From 2006-2012 she lived in Madrid from where she wrote several articles and opened the only kosher cafe-bar in Madrid, if not in the entire country. From 2012-2104, back in Jerusalem, she was, at different periods, acting editor of Arts & Ent; Op-Eds; In Jerusalem, Metro and Books, as well as editor of several supplements including the prestigious "50 Most Influential Jews." During that time, she wrote many articles on the Jewish history of Spain and its present-day ramifications. Presently, Fischel is based in Madrid, working on a documentary about Crypto-Jews and contributing to the Post.

Movement melds with sound


Tel Aviv Dance festival hosts flamenco romance


Tel Aviv dance festival to host world premiere of flamenco romance


Hanukkah flamenco master classes

MARIA JUNCAL is appearing at the Suzanne Dallal Center on August 19 and 20.

Pure passion


The legendary Maria Juncal dances in Tel Aviv

LARREAL’S VISION enables audiences to savor the richness of Spain’s cultural heritage

Spanish pieces: Larreal showcases the dances of Spain

Albert Shaltiel and his son Ilai at the Holocaust Day wreath laying

Taking on T-4


Retour en Espagne

Tourists pay a visit to Toledo’s 12th-century synagogue, Santa Maria La Blanca, in central Spain.

A Spanish odyssey: Digging up Sephardi roots

mindfulness Israel

Peace and harmony in the workplace (and the world).

St.-Sgt. Abigail Blas

A modern Orthodox born-and-bred New Yorker getting the job done in the IDF

Self-defense class Israel

Self defense in the time of terror attacks

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum (right) with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and her mentor, Kulanu MK Rachel Azaria

Daughter of Gibraltar's first mayor inducted into Jerusalem city council


Google's global wisdom comes to Tel Aviv

SOVIET SOLDIERS stand by a mass grave in Lyady, Belarus, in 1943.

Red Army Jews in pre-war Soviet Union


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