About Alexander Osang
Alexander Osang, born in Berlin, 1962, has been writing for Der Spiegel from Tel Aviv since the spring of 2019. Before that he lived in Berlin and for eight years in New York. For his reporting he has been awarded the Egon Erwin Kisch and the Theodor Wolff prizes. A film based on his first novel, Die Nachrichten [The News] was awarded the Grimme Prize. The Lives of Elena Silber was inspired by his own family history.