Anshel Pfeffer has been a working journalist since 1997 and joined Ha’aretz in 2014 covering military, Jewish and international affairs. He is also the Israeli correspondent for The Economist and The Times. Pfeffer’s column ‘Jerusalem & Babylon’ in Ha’aretz covers issues relating to Israel and to Jewish identity. Pfeffer won an award for this column for reporting on the diaspora
Our Voice of the Week is Ms. Iraq 2017 who travelled to Israel last week to speak at the AJC Global Forum 2018 about her hopes for the future of the Middle East. Sarah Idan’s family was forced to flee Iraq after an Instagram photo with Israel’s contestant Adar Gandelsman went viral last year.