A-WA’s Electric Mizrahi Beats Are Coming to a Dance Floor Near You
Israeli sister-trio A-WA has officially broken into the American mainstream with their undeniably catchy single, 'Habib Galbi'
· July 13, 2016
Before Its Destruction: Jobar Synagogue in Syria
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
· May 25, 2016
An Intersectional Failure: How Both Israel’s Backers and Critics Write Mizrahi Jews Out of the Story
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.
Analucia Lopezrevoredo and David Schraub
· January 25, 2016
Israel’s Happiness Revolution
What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at
· August 31, 2015
That New Kebab Joint’s Secret Ingredient? A Beloved Cult Star
Israelis love Avi Bitter’s melodramatic music and underground films. Now they can meet him while they try his recipes.
· May 27, 2014
Israeli TV Series Examines The Lives of Mizrahim
Amnon Levy's latest miniseries probes Israel's so-called 'ethnic demon'
· September 17, 2013
Israeli Singer Yehoram Gaon’s Music Comeback
Listen to the first single off his new album with Mizrahi singer Amir Benayoun
· June 3, 2013
La La Land
An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream
· December 18, 2012
Iraqi-style soup dumplings seem somehow authentic, the embodiment of a less clichéd, more complex Israel—but it turns out they, too, are hybrids
· March 19, 2012