Jo-Ann Mort lives in Brooklyn New York. She is a member of the editorial board of Dissent magazine and active in the Jewish community in the US, and advises trade unions, Jewish organisations, NGOs and philanthropists in the US, UK, Israel and the Palestinian Authority. She has also reported in Israel for newspapers and journals, including Prospect, The American Prospect, The Chicago Tribune and more.
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.