Danya is a write and lawyer living in Jerusalem.
By Danya Kaufmann
Coronavirus and the Age of Empires
When coronavirus was just getting started in Israel, with some people in quarantine but most of us living life as usual, I made a wish list. A “Quarantine Wish List.” There were six books I would read, and three shows I would watch. I would run and walk, practice yoga, learn belly dancing and do…
What We All Get Wrong About Israel
As an Israeli student at Columbia Law School, Barnard’s BDS vote didn’t surprise me. After all, how different could things be on the campus across the street? Throughout this past month at Columbia, we’ve seen both Israel Apartheid Week and the Gaza solidarity protest opposite a Holocaust commemoration. They are all reminders of how far…
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