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About Ann Jungman

Ann Jungman, born in London of refugee parents, worked on an Israeli kibbutz before becoming a writer for children, later founding the company Barn Owl Books. Her many books include Vlad the Drac, the story of a vegetarian vampire. She is a member of Just Peace, Peace Now, and Independent Jewish Voices.

Articles by Ann Jungman

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Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy's mainsite editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Uri Avnery in memoriam

He leaves behind a wealth of books, articles and emails, that will continue to inspire, representing hope and reconciliation through the dark decades, that alas, are still with us.

Democracy at risk

John Kampfner, of Index on Censorship, Eric Kaufmann, from Birkbeck College, London, and Dominique Moisi, a founder of the French Institute of International Relation debated the global future of democracy in a particularly lively event in Jewish Book Week 2010. Ann Jungman was there

Passover near Palestine: some scenes from a diary

Can an ethic of protest itself become a creative element in helping to resolve political conflict? What happens in the attempt to move beyond ‘no’ to an exploratory embrace of the unfamiliar? A peace activist travels to Israeli cities, Palestinian villages, and Jewish settlements to meet, listen to and argue with people living on the frontline. The result is an engaged, vivid, honest portrayal of the human realities of two societies locked in corrosive dispute.

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