An organization called Diarna has created an online ‘geo-museum’ where visitors can explore historical Jewish sites in the Middle East and North Africa that no longer exist
Jews of color from the Middle East and North Africa comprise a plurality of Israel’s population, yet both the country’s supporters and detractors elide the Mizrahi experience. This needs to change.
What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at
Israelis love Avi Bitter’s melodramatic music and underground films. Now they can meet him while they try his recipes.
Amnon Levy’s latest miniseries probes Israel’s so-called ‘ethnic demon’
Listen to the first single off his new album with Mizrahi singer Amir Benayoun
An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream
Iraqi-style soup dumplings seem somehow authentic, the embodiment of a less clichéd, more complex Israel—but it turns out they, too, are hybrids