Joel Schalit / 21 Jul 2021

Hungary and the Jews

The Orbán-Pegasus Problem

“We work closely with Israeli media. If there’s anything you need from Hungary, don’t be afraid to ask,” the young woman informed me.(...)

Joel Schalit / 18 May 2021

The News is Netanyahu

Israel and the Foreign Press

If you hate the media, it was a dream come true. The Israeli Air Force had just destroyed the offices of two of the most influential news organisations in the world.(...)

Joel Schalit / 26 Aug 2020

Syria is Everywhere

Field Recording Rojava

"The Kurds are the Roma of the Middle East." I should have seen it coming. The statement, made by a reporter I worked with, was typical of his repertoire. Like many Europeans, they didn't immediately fit with his idea of the region.(...)

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