I am accustomed to being a recipient of “random” additional screenings at the airport, but I was woefully unprepared for Israel’s immigration counter.
Poetry has become a lightning rod in Israeli politics — especially the kind written by Darwish. Mira Sucharov explains why.
Moroccan-Israeli singer Neta Elkayam, remixes her grandparents’ musical traditions and brings them into the 21st century. Elkayam grew up in Tel Aviv and speaks perfect Hebrew, but she chooses to sing in Marocayit, the Arabic dialect of her grandparents.