Joshua Tartakovsky is an independent journalist and filmmaker. He is originally from Jerusalem.

Joshua is a graduate of Brown University with a BA in International Relations and a MSc from the London School of Economics. He worked or interned in Bosnia, UK, Brazil, Germany, Israel and Palestine. He enjoys writing on places he traveled to, politics, history and culture.

From Communalism to Individualism to Community

[Photo taken by Joshua Tartakovsky (C) All Rights Reserved  2015] Although I took time off from writing and from commenting on daily affairs, the recent viewing of the excellent Israeli TV show ‘Shtisel,’ an intimate portrayal of ultra-Orthodox Jewish life...

Brexit: Let the fun begin

  Photo by Karl Sharro By Joshua Tartakovsky, 3 July 2016 The people of UK voted for Brexit. What does it mean? First, it means that the so-called, imaginary or real, left is in disarray, a welcomed development in itself. The British left, besides the few...

Interview on Belarussian TV (CTVBY), Republic of Belarus

10 May, 2016 CTV.BY  Link: http://www.ctv.by/zachem-ssha-demonizirovali-aleksandra-lukashenko-glavnyy-redaktor-nezavisimogo-portala-global Главный редактор портала «Global Independent Analytics» Джошуа Тартаковский в «Простые вопросы»   В программе «Простые...

The Lieberman Appointment: Is Israel Turning the Tables on the West?

By Joshua Tartakovsky, May 26, 2016 GIAnalytics.org Despite the current impasse in negotiations between the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party (Israel is Our Home, a party supported largely by émigrés from the former...

Can We All Just Be Like Berlin?

By Joshua Tartakovsky, 14 May 2016 GIAnalytics.org Why do we all like Berlin so much? It is quiet, it is peaceful. It is still not too commercial. It is cheap. Decent food. Many good bars. In Berlin the ‘alternative’ is the *main* stream. Everywhere one goes there are...

What Is Happening In Brazil?

By Joshua Tartakovsky, 17 April 2016 GIAnalytics.org The perception we get from the media on what is happening in Brazil is rather simple: The people of Brazil are finally rising up against a corrupt government and demanding the impeachment of President Dilma...