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Michael Goldfarb

Contributors

Michael Goldfarb has covered conflicts and conflict resolution from Northern Ireland to Bosnia to Iraq.  His work has appeared in The New York Times, Guardian, Observer, and Washington Post but he is best known for his work in broadcasting.  He is a familiar voice on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4 and was for many years a correspondent for America's National Public Radio. His book Emancipation: How Liberating Europe's Jews From the Ghetto Led to Revolution and Renaissance, has just been published in Britain by Scribe UK.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2015

Sunday, 1 March 2015

In The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East 1940-1948, Meir Zamir uncovers an unknown Franco-Zionist intelligence collaboration against Britain in the Middle East that undermined its position in the region at the time of the British Mandate. He and Michael Goldfarb discuss this clandestine conflict in the light of French and British intelligence activities at the time.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.