Edward Truitt is the author of Golan: a novel about Israel’s next war. He began his writing career as a newspaper editor and reporter in Colorado, New Zealand and Alaska. He loves the outdoors: hiking, biking, kayaking, rock climbing and just plain walking. After five years of freelance writing as a housedad in Colorado Springs, he spent seven years as an editor in a legal publishing company. He has owned a kosher neighborhood store, worked in a Chicago PR firm, and survived a dot.com bankruptcy by reinventing himself as product manager. He made aliyah in 2004, moving to Jerusalem. He writes reports, proposals and publications for the Weizmann Institute of Science. Ed (Eliyahu) has been married for more than 30 years to Paula Leven. Their oldest son, Ben, teaches writing and philosophy in Oregon; their daughter, Rachel, is a rebbetzin in Toronto and the author of “When you give a frog a piece of Matza.” Their youngest son, Abraham, completed 3 years
service in the IDF.