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 Fortnight is from the Times of Israel, as United Hatzalah first responders revisit the scenes of Hamas's pogrom and recount their stories of 7 October.