Irin Carmon

Irin Carmon is a staff writer at Salon. Her Twitter feed is @irincarmon.

Melting Pot

Iraqi-style soup dumplings seem somehow authentic, the embodiment of a less clichéd, more complex Israel—but it turns out they, too, are hybrids

Jewish Connections in Guatemala City

Our Diasporist finds many parts of the diaspora

Linked Arms

Guatemala and Israel have historically shared a warm, if sometimes dark, relationship—and it is one that is bearing new fruit today

End of the Line

A lost German passport—and tenuous ties to citizenship—cause a bureaucratic nightmare and a revelation about place and belonging

Left Behind

In his disappointing new memoir, Feeding on Dreams, Ariel Dorfman insists on the ponderous and universal over the nuances of his exile from Chile

Young and Modest

Growing up in an observant home, Leah Caras loved reading magazines but felt that none spoke to her or her fellow Orthodox Jewish girls. So, when she was 13, she started her own: Yaldah.

Viral Zionism

How an Israel-promoting web-video phenomenon bloomed in Latin America

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