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Joshua Hersh

Joshua Hersh is a journalist who has covered the Middle East since 2009. His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New Republic, and the Huffington Post, among other publications.



The Poet of Atmeh

December 2, 2014 | Essays

In the throes of Syria's civil war, one elderly farmer finds a new calling in verse.

The Lessons of Atmeh

Fall 2014 | Reporting

In one of the harshest camps for refugees of the Syrian conflict, even the best intentions can backfire.