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The Israel history your Zionist education left out

Ittay Flescher
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Left half: people walking, Right half: Standing man reading from a paper, many other people seated at a long table.

Published: 8 December 2023

Last updated: 5 March 2024

LISTEN: In their new podcast 'From the Yarra River to the Sea', HANNAH BAKER asks ITTAY FLESCHER about Palestinian narratives and where they fit into the history of Israel she learned at a Jewish school.

About the author

Ittay Flescher

Ittay Flescher is the Jerusalem Correspondent for The Jewish Independent. For over twenty years, he has worked as an educator, journalist, and peacebuilder in Melbourne and Jerusalem. He is the co-host of the podcast ‘From the Yarra River and the Mediterranean Sea' and the author of the upcoming book ‘The Holy and the Broken.’ He is also the Education Director at a youth movement that brings together Israeli and Palestinian teenagers who believe in building equality, justice, and peace for all.

The Jewish Independent acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and strive to honour their rich history of storytelling in our work and mission.

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