- In These Times with Rabbi Ammi Hirsch
- Why Is Israel In The News So Often?
Why Is Israel In The News So Often?
In These Times with Rabbi Ammi Hirsch: Matti Friedman
Why is Israel in the news so often? What it is about a country of 9 million people that so captivates people?
Since making aliyah as a teenager, Canadian-Israeli journalist Matti Friedman has spent his life trying to make sense of the Jewish state and understand its place in the world. And as a former Associated Press correspondent and essayist for The New York Times opinion section, he's spent much of his career examining the media's preoccupation with Israel — and why it gets so much of the story wrong.