Simon Gansinger is a graduate student in the Philosophy Department at the University of Vienna, where he specialises in Critical Theory and legal philosophy. Simon has organised academic lecture cycles on Critical Theory, antisemitism, and psychoanalysis, and he also works as a tutor, educating young adults on Israel, antisemitism, National Socialism, and racism. In 2009-10, he interned in the archive of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, and in 2012-13 studied at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow.
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.