Writings on migration and refugees, including feature articles, personal essays, and data-driven analysis.
Finding My Roots
August 15, 2019: What made it possible, logical & desirable for a grandson of a genocide survivor to choose to start his family in the country that committed that genocide.
VIDEO: Asylum Seekers Detained in the Desert
September 22, 2014, Israel: Sudanese and Eritreans refugees face hardship and discrimination.
"I am a Muslim. What Do You Want to Know?"
June 11, 2018: German Muslims and refugees serve food and friendship in Ramadan to overcome Islamophobia.
One Forgotten Minority's Struggles for Acceptance
February 18, 2017: Roma face racism, invisibilization and threat of deportation.
A Syrian’s Journey to Employment in Germany
February 21, 2019: A visit to the job fair for refugees and migrants in Berlin with a Syrian who is desperate to find a job.
How My Grandma Became a Holocaust Celebrity
December 27, 2018: Personal essay about my emigration from Israel to Berlin, my integration in the German society, and my German grandma.
From Refugee to Politician
May 2, 2018: Omid Nouripour, who fled Iran as a child, focuses his work in the German parliament on migration issues.
VIDEO: Jewish Paradise, Abandoned
September 22, 2013, USA: Once a popular vacation destination for American Jews, now frozen in time.
The Asylum Interview - Refugees' Crucial Day
October 17, 2015, Germany-Italy: Refugees share their experience of the dreaded asylum interview.
Media by Refugees, for Refugees
January 24, 2019: Q&A with the editor of a Berlin-based media whose reporters are all refugees that recently arrived in Germany.
Berlin's ‘Neighborhood Mothers’
July 26, 2017, Germany: On the front line of the efforts to integrate refugees in society.
How EU Governments Keep Thousands of Refugee Families Separated
March 6, 2019: Increasingly restrictive asylum laws of Germany and other European countries cause many Syrian families to be disconnected.
Germany’s new migration and asylum legislation
August 20, 2019: How Europe's largest country and strongest economy utilizes migration for its economic needs.
Italy Pushing Migrants Into Undocumented Status
February 22, 2019: A new asylum policy is forcing tens of thousands of migrants to live on the margins of society, without right to work or access to social services.
How Corruption Drives and Facilitates Migration
June 28, 2019: Intertwined with the mixed migration phenomenon, corruption both shapes people’s aspirations to leave and facilitates their movement across borders.