Joel Schalit / 29 Mar 2024

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #13

I grew up in a secular household. For my parents, Judaism was a culture, not a faith. They got their religion through Zionism to the degree that they understood it.(...)
Joel Schalit / 17 Dec 2023

Jewish Viewfinder of Germany

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #6

I couldn't believe my luck. I'd gotten an appointment with a Green member of the Bundestag to get advice on funding opportunities for The Battleground.(...)
Joel Schalit / 19 Nov 2023

Learning From the Protests

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #4

Regime change is on the horizon. Nationalism and borders are in; diversity and migrants are out. The centre-right is turning far-right, and populists will sweep the 2024 EU elections.(...)
Modern Germany. Berlin, August 2019.
Joel Schalit / 11 Sep 2019

Dangerous Outsiders

The European Commission’s New Migrant Brand

Nationalism is here to stay. The far-right may never take over the European Commission. But its politics are now mainstream and have changed the way the executive frames multiculturalism.(...)