Yael Even Or

America Abroad

Yael Even Or is a producer on America Abroad. Her reporting and commentary has appeared PRI’s “The World”, WNYC, The Jewish Daily Forward, Tablet Magazine, Okay Africa, and South African Daily Maverick among other publications.

Yael Even Or is a multimedia journalist and a producer on America Abroad. Her reporting and commentary has appeared PRI’s “The World”, WNYC, The Jewish Daily Forward, Tablet Magazine, Okay Africa, and South African Daily Maverick among other publications. She's originally from Tel Aviv, Israel, and has served as a political editor, 2012 US election correspondent, and news editor for Israel’s Walla News, one of the most popular websites in the country.

A woman looks at a Center for Disease Control (CDC) health advisory sign about the dangers of the Zika virus as she lines up for a security screening at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 23, 2016.

A Miami woman tells her story of what it's like to be pregnant with Zika

A woman recounts what it was like to discover she had been infected with Zika six weeks before she was due to give birth.

A Miami woman tells her story of what it's like to be pregnant with Zika
Former MLB player Curt Schilling, pictured here in 2011, should listen to America Abraod to develop a better understanding of the shifting attitudes of American Jews.

Hey Curt Schilling! American Jews say there are multiple ways to be pro-Israel.

Hey Curt Schilling! American Jews say there are multiple ways to be pro-Israel.
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni

The US just condemned Israeli settlement building. What Israel’s former foreign minister thinks.

The US just condemned Israeli settlement building. What Israel’s former foreign minister thinks.
Oded Gur-Ariel grew up having to keep an important secret: That his father an Israli spy.

What if James Bond had a family? The son of a '60s Israeli spy recounts what it’s like.

What if James Bond had a family? The son of a '60s Israeli spy recounts what it’s like.
Fitbit Watch

How a couple's Fitbit told them they were expecting

How a couple's Fitbit told them they were expecting
burundi

Fresh from Burundi to America — this man is watching war break out from afar

Raphael Nzirubusa remembers feeling torn about staying in the US or joining his family in Burundi while war escalated there in the early 1990s. A priest in the US warned against leaving and told Nzirubusa, "We’ll pray for you, but you’re going to have to stay."

Fresh from Burundi to America — this man is watching war break out from afar
Ahlam and her infant daughter on the Brooklyn Bridge. Ahlam left Syria in late 2012 while pregnant to escape the violence there.

Syrian Doctor in US Weighs Whether to Go Home

Ahlam is a 28-year-old medical resident from Syria. She came to the US late last year to give birth to her daughter. Her family is pressing her to stay, but she left her husband behind in Syria. Now she has to decide whether to stay in safety or go back.

Syrian Doctor in US Weighs Whether to Go Home