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Laura Goldman
Works at Metro International
Attended Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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It is a good day when Arianna Huffington tweets your interview with Israeli President Shimon Peres 
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Shimon Peres says ISIS should unite Arabs and Israel @ryangrim @laurasgoldman huff.to/1m2HxhQ
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I worked on this story for this story in the Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE - 'Raped, tormented and locked in a room to starve with her two babies': The shocking claims of a young Jewish mother who found the courage to flee her husband but is still 'chained' because he refuses to grant religious divorce
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Rivky Stein was 18 when she wed Yoel Weiss, then 26, in a Jewish Orthodox ceremony in Brooklyn, NY. in 2008 beginning a reign of terror she was ill prepared for.
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The Pa House unanimously passed HB 1424 on Holocaust Education today. This makes the first time in Pa history that the words Holocaust Education are in a statue. All credit for passage of this bill go to Hank Butler of the Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition and Robin Schatz of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
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It would be a big boost to Philadelphia to host the 2016 Democratic convention. Here's the Democratic party website to choose Philadelphia for the next host city. Philly has a good chance of winning. 
http://my.democrats.org/page/s/2016-convention-first-to-know?utm_source=dws&utm_medium=twitter&source=tw_dws_20140608
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Hillary Clinton’s upcoming book tour for “Hard Choices,” which is a memoir of her years as Secretary of State during the first Obama administration, resembles more of a royal expedition than a politician stumping for votes. I...
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My story in the Daily Mail about the  impact of the boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel on employees. 'I am intimately familiar with your love handles. What do you know about me?' Masseuse says boycott of Beverly Hills Hotel over anti-gay actions of Brunei sultan owner has devastated employees
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In a letter given exclusively to MailOnline, Beverly Hills Hotel masseuse Shannon Kelley opens up about about the employees affected by the boycott.
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Magic's Business Partner Refutes Donald Sterling Comments
Turner Impact CEO Bobby Turner with his partner Magic Johnson Bobby Turner, who was Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s business
partner from 2000-2013, refutes embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s insulting comments about Magic during his explosive interview...
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My interview with Israeli President Shimon Peres.
WASHINGTON -- The threat posed by a network of Sunni extremists sweeping through Iraq and Syria is changing the political calculus in the Middle East, Israeli President Shimon Peres said in an interview this weekend after receiving the Congressional ...
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Philly Daily News columnist mentions me in his latest column on Governor Corbett. He was afraid to go up to the governor and ask questions. He needed me, the ballsy broad, to do his dirty work.
http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/attytood/Corbett-Decoy-what-decoy.html#bGezaKWEzhM2muwe.01
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‪#‎bringbackourboys‬ a social media campaign to bring back the 3 Israeli Yeshiva students that were kidnapped by Hamas.
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Hillary's Royal Book Tour
Hillary Clinton’s upcoming book tour for “ Hard Choices,” which
is a memoir of her years as Secretary of State during the first Obama
administration, resembles more of a royal expedition than a politician stumping
for votes. It is quite the contrast from th...
Hillary Clinton’s upcoming book tour for “Hard Choices,” which is a memoir of her years as Secretary of State during the first Obama administration, resembles more of a royal expedition than a politician stumping for votes. I...
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Work
Occupation
I am a former Wall Streeter turned reporter
Employment
  • Metro International
    freelance reporter, 6 - present
  • American Broadcasting Company
    Contributor, present
  • Chutzpah magazine
    Arts Editor, 1 - present
  • Merrill Lynch
    Assistant Vice President, 8 - 5
  • Paine Webber
    Vice President, 5 - 3
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Currently
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Previously
Jerusalem, Israel - Tel Aviv Israel - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - New York, New York
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215-254-4647
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Philadelphia Pa
Story
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I am a reporter who is not afraid to ask the tough questions
Introduction
I am a graduate of the Wharton School, who worked at Merrill Lynch and Paine Weber. I now freelance for ABC News, Metro, Jewish Exponent, and Chutzpah magazine, My personal blog Naked Philadelphian is syndicated by Businessinsider
I broke for ABC News the first reaction of former President George W. Bush to the death of Osama Bin Laden. 
I was awarded a media fellowship by CUNY's John Jay Center to write about juvenile justice. 
Education
  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    Accounting
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Female