A Trip to Haworth

Joanna Chen recalls Haworth, the Brontë sisters' village, while visiting Yorkshire, for her series "The View From Here."

Gazelle in Gaza

Joanna Chen reflects on her friendship with poet Nasser Rabah, in "Gazelle in Gaza."

Learning to Walk

By Joanna Chen  Stand with your legs apart. The earth here demands a different way of walking, a more mindful …

The Greatest Show on Earth

By Joanna Chen It’s hard to miss the American and Israeli flags flying on the main highway that connects Jerusalem …

The Day the Lights Went Out

By Joanna Chen Nothing much happens in the quiet village where I live in the Ella Valley of Israel. In …

The Grammar of Peace

By Joanna Chen I don’t support rallies for peace and I don’t belong to any peace organizations. Working in the …