Philip Earl Steele is an American scholar based in Poland. He specialises in early medieval history and 19th century Zionism. His book on Poland’s Christian beginnings in the 10th century (Nawrócenie I chrzest Mieszka I, 1st ed., 2005, 2nd ed., 2016) was a bestseller.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is the first speech by Israel's new Prime Minister, Yair Lapid. He spoke of the “common good" that unites all Israelis: "a Jewish, democratic, liberal, strong, advanced, and prosperous Israel."