Benjamin Pogrund was deputy editor of the Rand Daily Mail in Johannesburg, which was closed down because of its stand against apartheid. He was also chief foreign sub-editor of The Independent. He has lived in Jerusalem since 1997 and was founder director of Yakar’s Center for Social Concern. He is the author of Drawing Fire: Investigating the Accusations of Apartheid in Israel.
Our Voice of the Week is a Middle East Institute panel discussion on the role of Women in art and peacebuilding in the Middle East. The panel featured three artists, Alia Ali, Lulwa Al Khalifa and Helen Zughaib and was moderated by National Public Radio’s Neda Ulaby, 7 September 2017.