Orit featured in Italian newspaper, Il Foglio

Italian journalist based in Berlin, Daniel Mosseri, has profiled Orit and her activities in Berlin for the Italian literary magazine, Il Foglio. The article is available in print here or online. Excerpt: Berlino. Ha deciso di trasferirsi a Berlino dopo la terza visita nella capitale tedesca. La prima, ricorda Orit Arfa, l’aveva compiuta nel 2014 assieme

Continue Reading January 10, 2017

Trees and Roots

Taking a look at how some Israelis in Germany preserve – and adapt – their holiday traditions in a non-Jewish environment.

Continue Reading December 24, 2016

A Silent Night in Berlin

Jerusalem Post front page story, December 21, 2016 BERLIN – At the entrance to the family-friendly Christmas market in the neighborhood of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin, the difference in vibe between tonight and previous nights could already be felt the minute one walked through the brick corridor leading into the large courtyard. A sign at

Continue Reading December 21, 2016


Dies ist Dschihad (Cicero Magazine)

Die amerikanisch-israelische Autorin Orit Arfa war nach Deutschland gekommen, um endlich normal leben zu können. Seit dem Anschlag in Berlin spürt sie die gleiche Angst wie in Israel, auch weil viele Deutsche die Gefahr nicht sehen wollen

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Making Aliyah to Berlin

Now those feelings of enthrallment I felt as a new Israeli have come back for Berlin.

Thursday, November 10, 2016


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