For many Israelis, TV reporters covering Palestinian affairs offer an increasingly rare glimpse into the world of their Arab neighbors.
Like the misguided heroes of some Greek tragedy, Haredi leaders and educators in both the United States and Israel are waging battle to defend, as they see it, their way of life.
The proposed plan would change the balance of power between Israeli politicians and the legal system, and also could be a “get out of jail free” card for Netanyahu.
Anyone who spent much time in Israel before the last few years has probably heard this trope from multiple Israelis: “Everything here is crazy! Why can’t we live in a normal country?”
South Africa: Triumphs and Troubles Since the End of Apartheid with Eve Fairbanks, Steve Friedman and Glenn Frankel
What really happens when a country resolves to end white supremacy? Eve Fairbanks, former Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative Fellow and author of the new book, The Inheritors: An Intimate Portrait of South Africa’s Racial Reckoning and Steve Friedman, political scientist at the University of Johannesburg and author of Race, Class and Power: Harold Wolpe and the Radical Critique of Apartheid, speak about the tumultuous three decades since the end of Apartheid, the role Jews played in ending Apartheid and the nation’s triumphs and ongoing troubles. In conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Frankel, author of Rivonia’s Children: Three Families and the Cost of Conscience in White South Africa.
“Europe is just a graveyard for me,” my Shabbat host told me. Is the history of Jews in Ukraine relevant for Israel’s refugee policy today?