An American Jew at Al Jazeera
In February, Marash, a lifelong broadcast newsman, became the Washington-based anchor of Al Jazeera English (AJE), the English-language spinoff of the Arabic TV news network. When AJE begins its first globe-spanning broadcast today, Marash will be its most prominent American face.
[…] How could Marash, who is Jewish, work for an organization that has provided a platform for Holocaust denial and hate speech against Israel, Zionism and Judaism?
But Marash — affable, burly and possessed of gloriously resonant voice — seems almost delighted to be on the defensive. His short, glib answer: He was out of a job.