About Roi Ben-Yehuda

Roi Ben-Yehuda is an Israeli writer based in the US. He is a regular contributor to Haaretz and France 24. His work has also been featured in publications such as The Turkish Daily News, Al-Jazeera, Middle East Times, Middle-East Online, Publico, The Metropolitan, Common Ground, Jewcy, Jbooks, Tikkun, Zeek, Voices-Unabridged, AllVoices, PresentTense, and The Epoch Times. His articles have been translated into multiple languages including: French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Hebrew, Urdu, and Indonesian. The Muslim writer Irshad Manji has called Roi “a rising journalist and public thinker” and has profiled him in May of 2008 as an “agent of moral courage”. Roi holds degrees from New School University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is currently a doctoral student at the Institute of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.


Will Smith is no Mel Gibson!

By December 26, 2007

Recently, Will Smith caused great controversy when he stated that all human beings, including the likes of Hitler, seek to do good in the world. In an interview for the Scottish paper The Daily Record, Smith said: "Even Hitler didn't … Read More

The “Infiltration Prevention Law” is Unjust

By December 14, 2007

This week it came to light that the International and Serious Crimes Unit (ISCU) of the Israeli police have been interrogating three Israeli journalists for travelling to enemy states. The journalists, whose names are Ron Ben-Yishai, Tsur Shezaf, and Lisa … Read More

The Five Strangest Solutions to the Arab-Israeli Conflict

By November 15, 2007

In just a few weeks, statesmen from around the world will convene at an international peace conference in Annapolis, Maryland, to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The conference will coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of the UN's historic decision to partition … Read More