Jewish Journal

  • The struggle to be Muslim

    By Mahim Maher

    March 11, 2014 | 2:21 am

    Being a Muslim in Pakistan isn't easy. Oh yes, the country was made for the Muslims of India and we're supposed to be the Islamic Republic of... More.

  • A las nueve de la tarde: 1 way terrorism changed me

    By Mahim Maher

    February 7, 2014 | 2:35 am

    In the parking lot a bored young man is painfully scraping off the paint from a TV DSNG van – the kind we use to broadcast live from a location. Each... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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.
    ... More.

  • Coming through the Slaughter

    By Mahim Maher

    October 16, 2013 | 7:54 am

    I find myself talking fast and loose at a professor's house. Someone's brother-in-law who worked as a television anchor is talking about the Shia-Sunni... More.

  • Malala and 2 Pakistans

    By Mahim Maher

    October 11, 2013 | 12:58 am

    Cartoon: Satish Acharya

    Everyone - well almost everyone - was rooting for her; but Malala Yousafzai has not won the Nobel Prize. It seemed, to me,... More.

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I am a 33-year-old journalist in Karachi, Pakistan where I work as the city or metropolitan editor for The Express Tribune, a daily national newspaper in English affiliated...

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