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Julie Masis is a freelance journalist. Her stories have been published in the Boston Globe, the Christian Science Monitor, the Montreal Gazette, The Globe and Mail, the Jerusalem Post, the Times of Israel, and in other newspapers and magazines. Other than journalism, she has also taught English to Buddhist monks in Cambodia, organized tours to the Khmer Rouge tribunal, wrote a book about how her grandfather lived to be 100, and is currently the publisher of the Russian Boston Gazette, a small newspaper for the Russian-speaking community in Boston. She speaks English, French and Russian.