Hotel Coronavirus

May 13, 2020
Noam Shuster upon her release from the Dan Hotel in Jerusalem, where she was quarantined with other recovering COVID-19 patients, April 20, 2020.
Noam Shuster upon her release from the Dan Hotel in Jerusalem, where she was quarantined with other recovering COVID-19 patients, April 20, 2020.

Stand-up comedian, activist, and 2019-20 Visiting Fellow in Conflict and Peace Noam Shouster contracted COVID-19 on her return voyage to Israel. Her recordings and reflections on her experience, in particular in one of Israel's "Coronavirus Hotels" attracted international media attention:

Read her essay in +972 Magazine and a story from Atlas Obscura.

Listen to coverage from NPR.

Watch a segment on CNN.