Simon Smith is Communications Officer for BICOM. Prior to that he worked in the museum and heritage sector, and he continues his interest in history as editor of student journal the Berlin Historical Review in his spare time. Simon studied History and Politics at Newcastle University, specialising in the Labour Party’s relationship with Israel, and World History at King’s College London, where he was awarded a distinction for his research into British Middle Eastern foreign policy.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is from The Times of Israel. This short documentary delves into the harrowing experience of Einav Zangauker, whose son Matan has been held hostage in Gaza since 7 October.