New film backed by NBA star Amar'e Stoudemire offers an updated portrait of the African Hebrew Israelites, but is criticized for not asking its members – who originated in the U.S. – 'hard questions' about their lifestyle.0 comments
Andrew Esensten reports for Haaretz English Edition on the population of native English speakers in Israel, especially new immigrants, international students and tourists.
Born and raised in Pasadena, California, Andrew earned a B.A. from Harvard University, where he was an editor of The Harvard Crimson. He is currently pursuing an M.A. in Middle East Studies at Tel Aviv University. In addition to reporting, Andrew researches and writes about the African Hebrew Israelite community based in Dimona.
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