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 Dr Tamara Cofman Wittes, speaking at an IISS event in London, which asked: Is the US abandoning the Middle East? Dr Wittes is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The event was chaired by Emile Hokayem and took place on 4 March 2019.