“Geloven is iets problematisch om over te praten.”

Vandaag is het alweer een jaar geleden dat Sechel de thema-avond ‘Imagining Iran in Israel’ organiseerde. Deze avond werd geopend door onze docent Yaniv Hagbi, die een aantal gedichten van de Israëlische dichters Tehila Hakimi en Amir Menasheof voordroeg en analyseerde. Van de laatstgenoemde verscheen onlangs een nieuwe dichtbundel. Sechel interviewde de in Jeruzalem woonachtige

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Living on the Edge

For decades, Yemenite Jews have been amongst the ‘underdogs’ of Israeli society. They have stood at the bottom of the social ladder, and have had to abandon many aspects of their culture and traditions in order to integrate. It was their culture, however – their music in particular – that changed the course of my

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Photographing in the West Bank

“If you’re not educating the viewer in some way, then you are failing to do your job,” says Seth Herald, a 23-year-old American photojournalist based in the West Bank. His fascinating images capture the daily life, politics and conflicts in the Palestinian Territory and call attention to themes that many from the outside would rather

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