ELLEN GOLDBERG is a Miami-based author, writer and photographer who for decades was a Jewish communal professional, including 17 years with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
With an extensive background in print journalism (newspapers, magazines and specialty publications) and photography, Goldberg was a correspondent in India and Sri Lanka for The Christian Science Monitor for two years, during which time she interviewed His Holiness the Dalai Lama at his official residence in Dharamsala in northern India and covered the ethnic civil war in the island nation once known as Ceylon. Her works have appeared in numerous publications, including The Boston Globe, St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times), Hadassah and Arts of Asia magazines and the Jewish Press of Tampa, for which she was editor.
Goldberg’s books include Kashrut, Caste and Kabbalah (2005) and The Last Jews of Cochin: Jewish Identity in Hindu India (1993), both of which she authored with Nathan Katz, and Ethnic Conflict in Buddhist Societies: Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma (1988), which she edited with Katz.
Goldberg’s photographs have appeared in one-woman and group exhibits, including The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum in Washington, DC, Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, CA, Florida International University, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU.
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