Jeff Pickering and Travis Wussow welcome Israel based journalist and award winning author Matti Friedman to talk about the Middle East after the Abraham Accords.
This episode was recorded at the end of September.
Matti Friedman is a journalist and contributor to the New York Times Op-Ed Section and the author of multiple award-winning books. His 2016 book, Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story of a Forgotten War, is a memoir about his time serving in the Israli military and was chosen as a New York Times’ Notable Book and as one of Amazon’s 10 best books of the year. Matti’s first book, The Aleppo Codex, is an investigation into the strange fate of an ancient Bible manuscript, and his most recent book, published in 2018, is the Spies of No Country, the story of Israel’s first intelligence agents in 1948. Friedman is a former Associated Press correspondent, and his work as a reporter has taken him from Israel to Lebanon, Morocco, Moscow, and Washington, D.C. He was born in Toronto and lives in Jerusalem with his family.
Resources from the Conversation
- Learn more about Matti at mattifriedman.com
- Check out Matti’s books
- Read ERLC’s Explainer: Israel signs pacts with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates
- Download the Courage and Civility Church Kit
- Download the Caring Well Hiring Guide
- Subscribe to ERLC’s Policy Newsletter