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Marisa Fox
Marisa Fox is a New York-based writer and editor whose work has appeared in Elle, O, InStyle, Details, Marie Claire, Redbook, The New York Times, The New York Daily News and many other publications. She is currently working on a book and documentary about her mother’s hidden life. Join her search on and through Twitter @marisafox

Entries by Marisa Fox

Silence Is Not Golden

(7) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 3:10 PM

To strike or not to strike? That's the question on everyone's lips regarding Syria, but not to me. I'm no warmonger or imperialist. I'm a human, a mother, someone who can never get used to the sight of 426 dead children in a makeshift morgue, awaiting burial. To me, it's...

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Jewrassic Park

(59) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 5:55 PM


It's hard to make sense of Poland's ban on the Jewish ritual slaughter of animals known as shechita. Earlier this week, Israeli President Shimon Peres called on Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski to help overturn the ban, Israeli Army reported. He,...

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The Invisible Tattoo

(31) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 6:14 PM

Last month, the New York Times reported that the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum had catalogued a staggering 42,500 Nazi camps and ghettos, a far larger figure than previously estimated. The story's headline said it all: "The Holocaust just got more shocking." But I wasn't shocked. I'd had the...

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