The Middle East, Art, and Overcoming Division

International artists are using their creative voices to restore nuance in a country that is often most defined by its stark religious, ethnic, and economic divides. Discover how music and photography are vehicles to inspire in Israel an enlargement of its community and a diminution of its boundaries.

Festival: 2015

Watch and Listen: Middle East

Three experts discuss how science and technology are impacting Israel’s economy and security. This session will examine... See more
Writer Wajahat Ali talks to The Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg about his trip — and subsequent feature story and... See more
Nearly every tension across the Middle East — from the war in Syria to Saudi Arabia’s blockade of Qatar to the United... See more
The spring of 2018 marked the 15th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and the war in Afghanistan has gone on long... See more
The crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has embarked on the social and economic renewal of Saudi Arabia, launching a... See more
Most of us probably harbor preconceived notions about refugees. Maybe it’s a misunderstanding about what drove them... See more