Walter Ruby has served as Muslim Jewish Relations Officer at The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding since March 2008. A strong advocate of Muslim-Jewish communication and reconciliation, he organized The Foundation-sponsored First National summit of imams and rabbis in November 2007 in New York. As a career reporter, Ruby covered President Anwar Sadat's historic trip to Jerusalem and the breakup of the Soviet Union. He has served as New York and United Nations correspondent for the Jerusalem Post, and Moscow correspondent for The Jerusalem Post and The Forward. Today, Ruby writes for many newspapers including the New York Jewish Week, and the New York Daily News.