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 Fortnight is Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent address to the UN General Assembly. Netanyahu declared himself open to peace with the Palestinians, championed the prospects of normalisation between Israel and Saudi Arabia, and warned of the dangers of AI.