Marc Goldberg made aliyah to Israel in time to find himself fighting the Al Aqsa Intifada as an IDF Paratrooper and has been writing about Israel ever since his release in 2004. He is currently working on a book about the experience and can usually be found blogging at the Times of Israel. Marc has been published in a wide range of publications and blogs ranging from the Jewish Chronicle to the Guardian’s Comment is Free section.
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.