Nidra Poller

Nidra Poller is an American writer living in Paris since 1972. She is the author of Karimi Hotel et autres nouvelles d'Africa (Paris: l'Harmattan, 2011) [French] and many articles on European Jewry and Israel relations.

Publications by Nidra Poller

Nidra Poller on Un Enfant Est Mort (A Child is Dead): Netzarim, 30 Septembre 2000, by Charles Enderlin

30 September 2000, Netzarim Junction in the Gaza Strip. State-owned France 2 TV airs footage of the allegedly fatal shooting, in real time, of a Palestinian youth and the critical wounding of his father, “targeted by gunfire from the Israeli position.” The news report, distributed free of charge to international media, created the icon of the Second Intifada, Muhammad al-Dura. Read More »

An American Watching Anti-Israeli Bias in France – Interview with Nidra Poller

From Manfred Gerstenfeld: European-Israeli Relations: Between Confusion and Change? “Few people abroad realize that the French media are government-influenced in a subtle manner. Don’t misunderstand me: this situation is in no way comparable to that of the Soviet Union under […] Read More »

An Amer

Nidra Poller observes France through vignettes. She is an American who came to France in 1972 and has worked since as a writer of fiction and translator from French to English. A few years ago she switched to journalism. Poller writes for various American publications, both hard-copy and online. Read More »