Joseph Dana

Joseph Dana, a writer and journalist based in Tel Aviv and Ramallah, is a contributing editor to the independent web magazine +972. His work has appeared in The Nation, Le Monde Diplomatique, The National, Tablet Magazine, Al Jazeera English The Jewish Daily Forward, Haaretz and The Mail & Guardian. Dana is a regular media commentator with appearances on Al Jazeera English, BBC Arabic and National Public Radio.

Dana formerly studied Jewish history at the Hebrew University and the Central European University in Budapest before devoting himself to full-time writing about Israel and Palestine.

During January and February of 2011, Dana was the temporary media coordinator of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Coordination Committee while the permanent media coordinator, Jonathan Pollak, served a jail sentence for protesting the 2008 Gaza war.