David Ben-Moshe, a convert of African-American descent, made headlines recently when he began a hunger strike to bring attention to his demand that he be recognized as an Israeli citizen. While his tussle with the Ministry of the Interior is over, I was struck by his journey. It had to be an interesting story, I imagined, so I reached out to him to hear the story. Listen here:
About the podcast: Daniel Gordis’ Israel from the Inside is for people who want to understand Israel with nuance, who believe that Israel is neither hopelessly flawed and illegitimate, nor beyond critique. If thoughtful analysis of Israel and its people interests you, welcome!