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Ruth Fogelman

2 Ararat Street
Jerusalem, Israel


Author of "Within the Walls of Jerusalem - A Personal Pespective" and poet, Ruth Fogelman was born in England. She came to Israel as a teenager and spent her first year as a kibbutz volunteer. She moved to Jerusalem, studied at the Hebrew University, received a degree in English Literature, and served two years in the I.D.F.
She is married to Dr. Ya’akov Fogelman and they have lived in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem since 1979. The picturesque Jewish Quarter is the main subject of her writing and photography. Her book, “Within the Walls of Jerusalem – A Personal Perspective,” about present-day life in the Jewish Quarter, was released in 2000. Her lectures feature slides of her photography of the Jewish Quarter.
Ruth Fogelman’s articles have appeared in the Jerusalem Post Magazine and in In Jerusalem. Her poetry has appeared in several publications in Israel and the USA, including Woman Prayers (ed. Mary Ford-Grabowsky), Under One Canopy (ed. Karen Primack), Heartbeats (ed. Shoshana Lepon), Poetica, B’Or HaTorah, and Horizons. Her photographs, too, have appeared in various publications, including In Jerusalem and B’Or HaTorah.
Ms. Fogelman is a member of the Khan Katan Poetry Circle, Voices Israel, and a facilitator of the Pri Hadash Women’s Writing Workshop.

Interests: The main subject of her writing is the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. She is also interested in all Jewish topics.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Cradled in God's Arms