Jewish Journal

Daniel Pearl, it’s me again

By Mahim Maher

November 22, 2013 | 11:32 pm

Dear Mr Pearl,


You don't know me. We've never met. And I am only able to write this to you because you are no longer among us. After you were murdered in Karachi in 2002, your... read on

  • The tale of the bearded letter

    By Mahim Maher

    November 9, 2013 | 9:43 pm

    Once upon a time, before 9-11, a non-profit working for press freedoms wanted to do a report on the relationship between the Afghan Taliban and the media. A reporter, who is now the Peshawar-based bureau chief of an English newspaper and represented the non-profit in Pakistan,... read on

  • New pic for Karachi’s cool Yahudi past

    By Mahim Maher

    November 5, 2013 | 11:10 pm

    In September 2005, Sam Ser of The Jerusalem Post wrote about a letter they had received by a man saying he was one of Pakistan’s last remaining Jews.

    The letter, quoted by the Post, was emailed from Karachi by an Ishaac Moosa Akhir. It said: "I am a doctor at a local hospital in... read on