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I’m an American freelance journalist based in California. Previously, I lived in Israel for five years and was a staff writer at Haaretz English Edition. I’m currently at work on a book about the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, also known as the Black Hebrews of Dimona.
I have a BA from Harvard University in African and African American Studies, and a MA from Tel Aviv University in Middle East and North African History.
On the night of February 21, 2015, Cpl. Toveet Radcliffe was on duty in a guard post on an Israel Defense Forces base north of the Israeli city of Ashdod. Sometime before midnight, she was shot in the head. Her lifeless body was discovered by another soldier around midnight. The IDF initially told Radcliffe’s family—former […]Read More
Martin Luther King, Jr. felt uneasy as he and his wife, Coretta, landed in Jerusalem in the winter of 1959. They had come from Lebanon and were eager to see the Old City’s Christian holy sites. But it troubled King that Jerusalem was divided, the western part controlled by Israel and the eastern part by […]Read More