Roi Ben-Yehuda

Roi Ben-Yehuda is an Israeli writer based in the U.S. His work has been featured in The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Haaretz, Al Jazeera and France 24. He is currently a graduate student at Columbia University, as well as a doctoral student at the Institute of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Roi’s blog, RoiWord, can be read here.

News and Politics

"We Are Not Like Them": Itamar Massacre Activates A Dangerous Israeli-Jewish Ethnocentrism

“Let us not forget who we are dealing with. During a new moon, or when a crow’s dropping hit a howling jackal… the wild beast…sets off to stalk its prey.” Who said this? Not Osama Bin Laden. Not Khadafi. It was Gilad Sharon, speaking about the Palestinian people.

News and Politics

Unite, Confuse and Inspire: A Response to the Rise of Racism in Israel

Over 53% of Israelis believe the state should encourage Arabs to leave the country. A snapshot of racism in Israel, and a list of concrete steps to stop its rise.

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