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Etan Nechin

Eitan Nechin is a New York-based Israeli writer. Currently, he is writer-at-residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, where he’s finishing work on his first novel. His writing can be found in The New York Times, LA Review of Books, Vice, and elsewhere. @etanetan23

Tipping Point: Israel on the Brink

On June 14, 2022, A. B. Yehoshua, Israel's last of the generation of writers who began publishing after the formation of Israel in 1948, passed away. Around 250 friends and dignitaries attended his funeral at the secular cemetery on the outskirts of the kibbutz Ein Carmel.

Berlin Wall: An Afterlife

November 9th, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Berlin officials planned a week-long celebration in which the entire city became “the largest concert stage in the world.” However, amidst nationalist uprisings, racial and religious violence, from Halle to Ras al-Ain, and border tensions from Londonderry to Tapachula, it felt less like a celebration and more like a vigil for the death of the borderless-world dream promised 30 years ago.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2022

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