Genevieve Belmaker is an award-winning journalist, author and editor with almost 15 years in the journalism and publishing industries. Her work has been published in MediaShift, the Middle East Eye, Harvard University’s Nieman ReportsImages and Voices of HopeThe Poynter InstitutePacific Standard magazine, on Salon.com, and Quill magazine. 

Genevieve is founder and publisher of La Raza X Publishing, focused on amplifying the voices of women, the indigenous, and people of color. She is the author of several travel guidebooks to Israel, the West Bank, and Petra, Jordan for Moon Handbooks and Hachette Book Group

Genevieve is or has been a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She has a BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California, and studied journalism at New York University.

Based in the Pacific Northwest with her two children, Genevieve considers New York City her family’s second home. She can be reached via email at genbelmaker[at]gmail.com. She can be found on LinkedIn or Twitter, as well as Facebook and Instagram.


For more information about Genevieve’s books, see her Amazon Author Page for books on travel in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Israel. An accompanying blog with some additional insider insights and tips can be found here: Off the Western Wall.

Other titles by independent authors published under Genevieve’s publishing consultancy, La Raza X Publishing, coming soon.


Finalist – Mirror Awards
Best Single Article, Traditional/Legacy Media
Ultimate Risk” for Quill, the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists

Third Place – Better Newspaper Contest
New York Press Association/New York Press Service
Spot News Coverage for Epoch Times

Winner – Front Page Award
Newswomen’s Club of New York
Local News Reporting
Series on Superstorm Sandy Recovery for Epoch Times

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