Joel Schalit / 20 Sep 2023

Florence for Outsiders

Ingathering of Exiles

They were all soldiers. Or at least had been. Some spoke in Hebrew, others in Italian. Some didn't understand each other. My Israeli father served as translator, talking to everyone in English and German. That did the trick.(...)
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.(...)
Elmira Lyapina / 02 Jul 2021

Enjoyed But Excluded

Roma Musicians in Czechia

While Roma people are the largest ethnic minority in Czechia, constituting an estimated 2.2 per cent of the population, they're one of the most discriminated against in the country.(...)

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