Laura Blumenfeld is a national, front-page feature writer for The Washington Post. She writes about national security, politics and international affairs. Blumenfeld has also reported from the Middle East for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Financial Times and The L.A. Times. She reads and speaks Hebrew and Arabic. Upon graduation from Harvard College, Blumenfeld moved to the Palestinian town of Tira to work as a community organizer for Interns For Peace. Her book, Revenge: A Story of Hope, was a New York Times Best Seller and Notable Book of the Year. It has been translated into nine languages and incorporated into school curriculums.