Joel Schalit / 10 Jan 2022

Asylum From Germany

The Coronavirus Shakes

They asked what the purpose of our visit was. “We’re fleeing Germany,” I said, as I handed over our Israeli and American passports. “My wife and I want to apply for asylum.”(...)

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.(...)

Redux / 16 Jul 2021

History at a Standstill

Germany and the Roma

One of The Battleground's strongest areas of coverage is Germany. Not just any German topic, but that of the country's continuing problems with racism.(...)
Wieland Hoban / 09 Jun 2021

German Cancel Culture

The Case of Israel-Palestine

While Palestine solidarity activities have long been common in European countries such as the UK and Spain, in Germany, the situation is markedly different.(...)

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