Bethany S. Mandel is a contributing writer for Deseret News, an editor of the children's book series Heroes of Liberty, and an editor at Ricochet.com. She frequently writes for the New York Post and the Spectator. In the recent past, she has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, Fox News, Daily Mail, and The Atlantic, among others. She is a stay-at-home mother of five, homeschooling her children. She lives with her husband Seth and their children in Silver Spring, Maryland outside of Washington D.C. She is often a guest on Fox News and for radio outlets across the country. She also speaks to audiences on issues related to the Jewish community (particularly conversion), American politics, and homeschooling.