Daniel Estrin

Arts, Culture & Media

Bloggers from France's immigrant suburbs provide their own, alternative voice

The men who are accused of opening fire at the offices of Charlie Hebdo and the man accused of taking hostages at a kosher market in Paris grew up in the rough, immigrant suburbs of Paris. The national conversation in France is now full of questions, fury and fear about those suburbs. Some of those looking for answers are turning to a blog written by youth from the 'burbs.


Hadarat Nashim: The Exclusion of Women

A Hebrew expression that describes "the exclusion of women", is a phrase that few Israelis would have heard a few months ago. Now, it's become a household expression after Orthodox Jewish soldiers refused to attend an events that involved women.