Lucy Ayoub: 'My mother converted but Jews don’t recognize that, so I often hear: ‘Great, you’re one of us. You can’t escape that.' Rami Shllush

Jewish-Arab Slam Poet a Hit in Person and on YouTube

'Regrettably, if you write in Arabic you only reach an Arab audience,' says Lucy Ayoub.

The Bascula art center in Tel Aviv was filled to the brim. Just like on any other “Poetry Slam” evening (in which amateur poets compete in friendly contests of recited poetry) over the last four years, tickets...

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