Joseph Dana is a writer living in Cape Town, South Africa.
The left-wing Israeli activist Ezra Nawi died in January at age 69
How a grueling 56-mile ultramarathon in South Africa became a stage for racial reconciliation—and national belonging for immigrant Jews
Can anything change the status quo in the territorial dispute between Israelis and Palestinians?
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war
With a rediscovered 1930s novel, Viennese Romance, Austrian writer David Vogel becomes a key figure in the creation of Modern Hebrew literature
Stifling debate on the Nakba—the Arabic word for catastrophe and how Palestinians refer to Israel’s founding—prevents a free and open discussion of the historical record
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