Author Archives: Lia Tarachansky

Tarachansky: Sex and the surreality

Two stories about how the occupation intersects with the private lives of Israelis and overwhelming fear Israeli Jews have of Palestinians.

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What it means to go to Ben Gurion airport with an Arab friend

I’m too distracted to fall asleep. Everyone is quietly snoring. The sun rises ever so slowly and the wings of the plane rudely cut through the calmness of the clouds. It’s hard to believe that the intensity of the sun … Continue reading

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Even in Russian, Salinger changed my life

Lia Tarachansky grew up in the Occupied Territories (in a settlement) and then in Canada. She now works in Israel for The Real News. She responds to this post. Salinger gave me the confidence and guidance to start writing when … Continue reading

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